Sewing on a Display Sleeve for the Freedom Quilt Reconstructed Freedom Quilt on Display at FRNHS. Eighteen working days into my summer internship and they have absolutely flown by! From my first day getting oriented with the area to my current schedule of giving programs...

  Picture of the old Sunken Forest in the sand Dunes of Fire Island National Seashore.    Fire Island National Seashore is located on the southern coast of Long Island, NY. Fire Island National Seashore was established on September 11, 1964, as an effort to protect 26...

Washington Monument at the National Mall. My first two weeks have been nothing but amazing! I have learned so much about the different tree species and how to identify them. Not going to lie, I was a little bit confused at first, but I am...

Hi there, my name is David! Originally from Chicago, I am in the nation’s capital as the new Latino Heritage Internship Program (LHIP) intern in the National Park Service (NPS) Office of Communications! I joined the bureau to spread the word about the natural and...

Taking a selfie with the National Park Service Bison in front of the historic Faneuil Hall in Boston Howdy Everyone! Bienvenidos! My name is Sophia Grande and welcome to my blog. A little about me, I'm from the Washington, DC area (a.k.a the DMV) and I'm...

A view at the salt marshes of Watch Hill at Fire Island National Seashore. The "heart" of the magical Sunken Forest is where all trails converge. In this part of the forest, American Holly trees grow tallest and this is one of the oldest part...

Hi everyone! I have now spent 3 weeks at my park!!! This week I will be sharing some of the cool activities and animals I saw. Click on the video below to see what I did during my first week!  https://youtu.be/QAsT0uc6KeQ Special Thanks to Journalist Emily Williams and Photographer Andrew...

As the title says, "Welcome to Biscayne", and what a welcome I have had. To start off, I'd like to introduce this park to anyone who may have not ever heard of it. Biscayne National Park is located in Miami with 95% of its domain...

The 1836 Obelisk installed for the bicentennial of the town of Concord displaying the feelings toward the British at the time and located on the eastern side of the bridge. The chimney from the Samuel Hartwell House Site remains after a fire in 1968. Minute...

Have you ever felt like a voyager and had a calling towards the sea? Well, here at Salem Maritime National Historic Site you can fulfill the curiosity of traveling the open ocean. Salem Maritime National Historic site consists of nine acres of land which includes...

My name is Diana Sarmiento and I am from Kansas City, Kansas. I am most definitely not in Kansas anymore and I think that phrase will be the death of me… but in a good way! This summer, I am at the beautiful Shenandoah National...

                    Mission San José y San Miguel de Aguayo, San Antonio, Texas Hello everyone! My name is David José González Nevárez, a second-generation university student getting a major on History at the Americas and a minor on...

When I first looked into my site, way before I was selected for my current position, I knew this place had something special about it. Now that I’m here, I have been able to understand its historic, cultural, archaeological, and natural resources in a deeper...