This Day in History: August 25th

Let’s take a quick trip back in time for a look at the historic happenings on this day, August 25th…

The National Park Service is Born [1916]

On this day in 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed a bill that mandated the National Park Service “to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and wildlife therein, and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations.”

How many National Parks have you checked off the list?

Click image, then click the “expand” arrows in the upper right hand corner to see the full size checklist.



Image source: Whalin’ with Kalen


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One Response to “This Day in History: August 25th”

  1. Jake Dybedahl

    Not as many as I’d like! Thanks for the check-list…I’ll hang it up on my fridge as a reminder that I need to get out and explore!