This is an ongoing tracker of closures in the National Park Service due to the ongoing public health crisis. The core of this list is any case where the Park is “substantially closed.” I’m not including those cases where only the visitor center is closed, but the Park can still be substantially visited. Also included … Continue reading Tracking NPS Closures
Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site – Kiowa County, CO Women’s Rights National Historical Park – Bedford Falls, NY Elizabeth Cady Stanton House Convention Days Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area – Stonecrest, GA Appalachian National Scenic Trail – Blairstown, NJ Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail – Harpers Ferry, WV Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site … Continue reading March 2018 – Special Stamps for Women’s Rights NHP & More
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area | Park Headquarters Pocono Environmental Education Center Dingmans Falls Visitor Center Peters Valley School of Craft Millbrook Village General Store Kittatiny Point Visitor Center Everglades National Park | Coopertown Everglades Safari Park Gator Park Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park | Kahuku Unit Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area | Charleston, IL … Continue reading January & February 2018 – Delaware Water Gap Reboot, Everglades Airboats, & More
The new stamps for September 2017 (yes, 2017 – but we’re happy to be back) are highlighted by a plethora of stamps for the Crossroads of the American Revolution National Heritage Area, and a few more: Golden Gate National Recreation Area | Rob Hill Salem Maritime National Historic Site | America’s First Hawkes House St. … Continue reading September 2017 Stamps – Crossroads of the Revolution and More!
Blue Ridge Parkway | Doughton Park Visitor Center Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail | C&O Canal NHP HQ Reconstruction Era National Monument | Port Royal St. Helena Island San Juan Island NHP | Friday Harbor, WA California National Historic Trail | Martin’s Cove, WY Oregon National Historic Trail | Martin’s Cove, WY El Camino … Continue reading June 2017 New Stamps – Reconstruction Era NM Expands Their Passport Program and More Trail Stamps
After some time away, I’m at least returning to blogging. To catch up, I’ve decided to go ahead and write the monthly new stamps post for the months I missed. Here are the new stamps for the month of September 2016: Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument | Penobscot County, ME Natchez National Historical Park … Continue reading September 2016 Stamps – Katahdin Woods, State Parks, and Many Trails
Eastern National has released their list of new stamps for the month of May: Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument | Washington, DC Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail | Woodlawn, VA Valles Caldera National Preserve | Jemez Springs, NM Freedom’s Frontier National Heritage Area | Lawrence, KS The stamp for the brand new Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National … Continue reading May Stories Behind the Stamps: Freedom’s Frontier
I missed posting last month due to some big news. The Parkasaurus family is now officially at 5 with the birth of our third child! Mother and baby are doing great – although everyone is working on getting more sleep. At the suggestion of our now-5-year-old, the Toothy T-Rex, this will be “Baby Brachiosaurus” in … Continue reading March & April Stories Behind the Stamps – New Additions Hit 2,000 Cancellations!
A total of 13 new stamps this month: Everglades National Park | Nike Missile Site Lassen Volcanic National Park | 100th Anniversary 1916-2016 Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail | Bitterroot Valley, MT Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area | Battle of Homestead 1892 Bost Building NHL Carrie Furnace NHL W.A. Young & Sons Machine Shop Underground … Continue reading January Stamps: Steel, Slavery, and Security
I wasn’t able to get a new stamps post out last month, so here are the new additions reported by Eastern National for both November and December, starting with the new stamps for the actual Units of the National Park System: Manhattan Project NHP | Los Alamos, NM Manhattan Project NHP | Oak Ridge, TN … Continue reading November and December New Stamps