National Park Service

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National Parks Call On Americans To ‘Find Your Park’

After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the country’s most beautiful and historic places, though it also suffers from an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance and a visitor base that’s aging and mostly white.

03/31/2015

A guide talks with tourists at the John Fitzgerald Kennedy National Historic Site in Brookline. (Credit: National Park Service)

National Park Service Highlights Lives Of Ted And Eunice Kennedy At Brookline Site

The National Park Service is celebrating the 97th anniversary of its creation by examining the lives of Ted and Eunice Kennedy and how the years they spent growing up in Brookline helped shape them.

08/10/2013

Bunker Hill Monument (credit: Bernice Corpuz)

Federal Shutdown Would Impact Local Historic Sites

A federal government shutdown would impact a number of popular historical attractions in the Boston area.

04/07/2011

The Olmsted Elm shortly before it was taken down.

Legendary Tree Taken Down In Brookline

A tree grows in Brookline. Or at least it did – until this morning.

03/30/2011