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    Travels with Ollie

    Ollie the Otter wants to visit every national park in the country before 2016. Read his travel blog here: https://www.conservancyforcvnp.org/blogs/travels-with-ollie


    Travels with Ollie

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    John Paul Jones was the US's first naval hero and father of the US Navy. His memorial is at the National Mall.

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    The Wright Brothers National Memorial is in North Carolina, but Orville and Wilbur Wright grew up in Ohio!

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    Maggie L. Walker was a champion for civil rights, economic empowerment, and education.

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    Appomattox Court House National Historical Park is in Virginia. General Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox on April 9, 1865.

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    Saratoga National Historical Park is the site of the Battle of Saratoga, the first significant American military victory in the American Revolutionary War in 1777.

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    Richmond National Battlefield Park is located in Virginia.

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    The Battle of Cold Harbor took place in 1864. Ollie visited the site in Richmond National Battlefield Park.

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    Congaree National Park is home to old growth bottomland hardwood forests. #congaree

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    Ollie visited Salem Maritime National Historic Site with the Jorgenson family. This was the first national historic site designated by the National Park Service, on March 17, 1938, as part of the National Historic Sites act of 1935.

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    The world-class Filene Center at Wolf Trap National Park seats 7000 and hosts concerts from May to September. Ollie saw the band Dark Star Orchestra there and made friends with volunteers.

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