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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Look closely: in the distance, you can see a few bison from the herd living at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve. The herd, which will eventually number 75 to 100 animals, is made up of genetically pure American bison.
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Of all the tallgrass prairie that used to cover the US, only 4% remains, including this nearly 11,000-acre preserve. The park is home to a growing herd of bison.
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The Noland Home, part of the Harry S Truman National Historic Site, was where President Truman visited his favorite cousins Ethel and Nellie when he was a child. The house was acquired by the National Park Service in 1991.
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Ollie visited the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, home of Custer's famed "last stand." The battle fought here is one of the most famous in America's history.
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Did you know that you can look up names at the WWII Memorial? Ollie and Ozzie looked up Ozzie's great-grandfather on their trip to the National Mall.
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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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Minute Man National Historical Park commemorates the opening battle of the American Revolutionary War, which was fought from 1775 to 1783.
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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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Women's Rights National Historical Park is home to four very important properties such as the Elizabeth Cady Stanton House and the home of the Seneca Falls Convention.
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Boston National Historical Park is home to the Bunker Hill Monument, Charlestown Navy Yard, Dorchester Heights, Faneuil Hall, Old North Church, Old South Meeting House, Old State House, and Paul Revere House.
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Ollie made his first trip to Acadia National Park. Its famous carriage road system has 17 stone-faced bridges, each of which is unique.
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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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Ollie visited the Washington Memorial, a 555-foot tribute to our first president, and the Reflecting Pool, which is the largest of its kind in Washington, D.C.
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Ollie and Jocelyn visited the Lincoln Memorial at the National Mall. This memorial of our 16th president was dedicated in 1922.
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Ollie visited the Korean War Veterans Memorial, where nineteen stainless steel statues commemorate the lives lost.
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Ollie visited the Jefferson Memorial at the National Mall. Thomas Jefferson was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence.
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Jocelyn and Ollie visited the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, the largest presidential memorial at the National Mall at 7.5 acres.