National Parks and Difficult History

Little Rock Central High School

Over at We’re History, Benjamin Arrington of the National Park Service lists seven National Parks that are interpreting “difficult American history.”  They are:

1.  Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, St. Louis, MO
2.  Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, Topeka, KS
3.  Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, Little Rock, AR
4.  Trail of Tears National Historic Trail, (various locations in nine states)
5.  Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site, Eads, CO
6.  Manzanar National Historic Site, Independence, CA
7.  Flight 933 National Memorial, Shanksville, PA

Learn more about why these sites are so difficult by clicking here.

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