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  1. Exploring the Battle of Yorktown, decisive battle of Revolutionary WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Cleveland.com

    Alexander Hamilton led an attack during the Battle of Yorktown. And "Hamilton" fever has helped drive interest in the Colonial National Historical Park site , a park guide said.

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  2. Archaeology is changing history at Jamestown, first permanent English settlement in North AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 18 | Cleveland.com

    ... The resulting Jamestown Discovery project continues inside Historic Jamestowne, part of Colonial National Historical Park. The work is changing perceptions about life inside the fort, built when 104 men and boys arrived from England in April 1607. ...

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  3. King Knut Knew What He Was Doing. These Bozos Don'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 3 | Balloon Juice

    ... already experience hurricane-strength storms," the report says. In Virginia, three parks - Colonial National Historical Park , home of Historic Jamestowne; Fort Monroe National Monument; and Petersburg National Battlefield - face the biggest ...

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  4. Parks retiree now leading agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | NWAonline

    A retired park superintendent who gained notoriety after helping Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder cut down trees near his home has been named acting director of the National Park Service. P. Daniel Smith, a former superintendent of Colonial National Historical Park in Virginia, replaces acting Director Michael Reynolds, who clashed with President Donald Trump over photographs showing the crowd size at Trump's inauguration.

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  5. New Superintendent Picked For YosemiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | My Mother Lode

    ... He is Paul Daniel (Dan) Smith. Smith retired in 2015 after serving as superintendent of Colonial National Historical Park in Virginia. "Dan has a strong record of leadership in the National Park Service both in Washington and on the front lines as a ...

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  6. Retired official named acting chief of National Park ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Newsday

    A retired park superintendent who gained notoriety after helping Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder cut down trees near his home has been named acting director of the National Park Service. P. Daniel Smith, a former superintendent of Colonial National Historical Park in Virginia, replaces acting director Michael Reynolds, who clashed with President Donald Trump over photographs showing the crowd size at Trump's inauguration.

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  7. Some people disappointed that Colonial National Historical Park...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The Colonial National Historical Park's visitor center has a closed sign on the front door since the government shutdown on January 22. Jonah Hoyt told News 3's Aleah Hordges that his father is a member of the Army Reserve and the government shutdown has been tough on the family. "Especially when you have bills and four kids to take care of and while you're in school full time as well," Hoyt said.

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  8. Government shutdown closes Colonial National Historical Park; Jamestown staff, visitors make dueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... Henry drove about 40 minutes from the Southside to find the Jamestown Visitor Center at Colonial National Historical Park closed due to the federal government shutdown that started at midnight when lawmakers failed to make an agreement to keep the ...

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  9. Previously embattled National Parks official tapped for top jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2018 | New York Daily News

    ... memo . "Dan should be a familiar face at NPS. He most recently served as Superintendent of Colonial National Historical Park." Smith retired from NPS in 2014, but a decade earlier he got into hot water as special assistant to the agency's director. ...

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  10. Ex-park service aide new deputy directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2018 | NWAonline

    ... Post . "Dan should be a familiar face at NPS. He most recently served as Superintendent of Colonial National Historical Park." Before that superintendent's role, Smith was a special assistant to the Park Service director. And it was in that position ...

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  11. Official who improperly helped Redskins owner cut down trees picked...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2018 | The Washington Post

    ... Post. "Dan should be a familiar face at NPS. He most recently served as Superintendent of Colonial National Historical Park." Before that superintendent's role, Smith was a special assistant to the Park Service director. And it was in that position ...

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  12. Federal court declines to halt Dominion power line across James RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... will continue to fight in court to protect Jamestown and nearby national park sites like Colonial National Historical Park from being destroyed by this unnecessary development," said Theresa Pierno, the association's president and chief executive ...

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  13. America's Decisive Revolutionary War Victory at Yorktown...Read the original story

    Oct 4, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    The 236th anniversary of America's decisive Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown will be marked on Saturday and Sunday, October 14 and 15, with artillery demonstrations and hands-on interpretive programs at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, open house tours at Yorktown Battlefield, and special events in Historic Yorktown. The weekend events are a prelude to Yorktown Day, on Thursday, October 19, at Yorktown Battlefield, administered by Colonial National Historical Park, an annual event that will feature a patriotic Yorktown Day Parade and Commemorative Ceremony at the Monument to Victory and Alliance, also known as the Yorktown Victory Monument.

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  14. Federal judge considers Surry-Skiffes Creek power line projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... close to national historic landmarks such as Carter's Grove, the Colonial Parkway and the Colonial National Historical Park which includes Historic Jamestowne, in addition to crossing the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail. "There ...

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  15. DP Tour: Yorktown BattlefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... American independence. The National Park Service administers the site as part of the Colonial National Historical Park, which also includes Historic Jamestowne and the Colonial Parkway. Yorktown Battlefield includes a visitor center with a small ...

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  16. Free entrance for National Park Service birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... the crowd embarked on a 1.5-mile walk, guided by Park Ranger Derold "Mac" McClammy. The Colonial National Historical Park, which includes Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown Battlefield, will eliminate entrance fees Friday. A ticket to Historic ...

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  17. Preservation Groups File Lawsuit to Protect the Historic James River from Transmission TowersRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    ... public process and comment period. The project would directly harm Jamestown Island, Colonial National Historical Park, Colonial Parkway and the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail, which collectively protect and interpret more ...

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