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Our Newest National Parks

President Trump recently signed three new National Parks into existence in March of this year. Find out more information about each of these new additions to the National Park Service.

Tule Lake National Monument, California

The Tule Lake National Monument is comprised of the Tule Lake Segregation Center, which was the largest of the Japanese internment camps during WWII, and Camp Tulelake, the first civilian Conservation Corps camp before it became a prisoner of war camp.

https://www.nps.gov/tule

Pearl Harbor National Memorial, Hawaii

A longstanding site of remembrance and significance since the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, the Pearl Harbor National Memorial has been upgraded to National Memorial status.

https://www.nps.gov/valr

Camp Nelson National Monument, Kentucky

Formerly the Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park, The Camp Nelson Heritage National Monument is a 525-acre national monument, historical museum and park located in Central Kentucky near the heart of horse country.

https://www.nps.gov/cane

These parks were also redesignated in 2018 or 2019.

Honouliuli National Historic Site, Hawaii

redesignated from Honouliuli National Monument

Golden Spike National Historical Park, Utah

redesignated from Golden Spike National Historic Site

Reconstruction Era National Historical Park, South Carolina

redesignated from Reconstruction Era National Monument

Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park, South Carolina

renamed and redesignated from Fort Sumter National Monument

Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park, New Hampshire

redesignated from Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

Ocmulgee Mounds National Historical Park, Georgia

renamed and redesignated from Ocmulgee National Monument

Indiana Dunes National Park, Indiana

redesignated from Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Gateway Arch National Park, Missouri

renamed and redesignated from Jefferson Expansion Memorial

Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park, Georgia

redesignated from a national historic site

https://www.nps.gov/aboutus/recent-changes.htm

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