National Park Service Route 66 Cost-Share Grant Program

The Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program cost-share grant assistance to support the preservation of the most significant and representative historic Route 66 buildings, structures, road segments, and cultural landscapes in the eight states through which the route passes. Assistance is also provided to support research, planning, oral history, and education outreach projects related to the […]

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March in Tombstone History

March 3, 1848 – Robert Findley “Frank” McLaury was born in Merideth, New York. He and his brother Tom would eventually lose their lives in the most famous gunfight in the history of the Old West – the O.K. Corral shootout. March 15, 1881 – Kinnear & Company’s stagecoach that carried $26,000 in Wells Fargo […]

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Casa Grande Ruins to Host a Program on Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail March 3rd

COOLIDGE, AZ–In addition to our weekly Wednesday lecture, on Tuesday March 3rd, at noon, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument will host Gabriella Furr and Rick Collins who will offer a one hour program the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail. The talk highlights Juan Bautista de Anza’s year long journey to develop an overland route from Mexico […]

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Saguaro National Park to Offer Wildflower Walks at Mini Bioblitz

Tucson, AZ – Saguaro National Park’s Tucson Mountain District (west) and Rincon Mountain District (east) are offering the opportunity for the public to join Tucson botanical experts in performing a species inventory of blooming wildflowers in Saguaro National Park. The Wildflower mini-Blitz will be held on March 7, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon in both districts. Reservations […]

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National Parks Draw Record-Breaking Crowds in 2014 

WASHINGTON – Visitation at America’s national parks broke all-time records in 2014, as the National Park Service prepares to celebrate its centennial in 2016 with a major push to encourage more visitors to experience their national parks in 2016. In 2014, there were 292.8 million visits to national parks, breaking the previous record set in […]

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