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John Heinz At Tinicum National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (215)-365-3118 Email: William_Buchanan@fws.gov Distance: 0.26 miles

The John Heinz NWR at Tinicum is located in Philadelphia and Delaware Counties, Pennsylvania about 1 mile from Philadelphia International Airport. The refuge was established by an act of Congress in 1972 to protect the largest remaining freshwater tidal marsh in Pennsylvania; approximately 200 acres. When acquisition is complete, it will consist of 1200 acres of varied habitats. Over the years,...

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Nara¿S Mid Atlantic Region - Center City Philadelphia National Park

1 Activites Phone: (215)-606-0100 Email: philadelphia.archives@nara.gov Distance: 6.68 miles

Only the National Archives has a mandate to preserve and make available the records of what the Federal Government does--why, how, and with what consequences. Its mission is unique--to ensure ready access to the essential evidence that documents the rights of American citizens, the actions of Federal officials, and the national experience. The National Archives carries out this mission through a n...

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Gloria Dei Church National Historic Site

Email: indevisitorinfo@nps.gov Distance: 6.80 miles

Before Pennsylvania there was New Sweden. Discover this last historic link to a forgotten past. Visit the church's pastoral surroundings and its burial ground of patriots and ordinary citizens alike.

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Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial Park

Rank: 365 Email: indevisitorinfo@nps.gov Distance: 6.91 miles

Visit the house where wounded Polish freedom fighter Thaddeus Kosciuszko lived and hear how this brilliant military engineer designed successful fortifications during the American Revolution. See the room where he received notable visitors such as Chief Little Turtle and Thomas Jefferson.

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Independence National Historical Park

Rank: 18 2 Activites Phone: (215)-597-8787 Email: indevisitorinfo@nps.gov Distance: 7.03 miles

Independence Hall echoes these words. Nearby the old cracked Bell proclaims liberty. The spirit of Franklin is alive in his adopted city. Become part of America's journey in discovering its past.

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Lower Delaware National Wild And Scenic River Park

Phone: (215)-597-1655 Email: william_sharp@nps.gov Distance: 7.10 miles

The largest free-flowing river in the eastern United States, the Delaware River runs past forests, farmlands, and villages, and it also links some of the most densely populated regions in America. In 2000, the National Wild and Scenic River System incorporated key segments of the lower Delaware River to form this unit of the National Park System.

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Deshler-Morris House National Park

Email: Ann_Dadura@NPS.gov Distance: 7.18 miles

Twice this house sheltered George Washington. In October 1793, he found refuge during the deadly Yellow Fever epidemic in Philadelphia. The following summer, it was a welcome retreat from the heat of the capital city.

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Great Egg Harbor River National Park

6 Activites Email: Paul_Kenney@nps.gov Distance: 7.21 miles

The River gradually widens as it picks up the waters of 17 tributaries on its way to Great Egg Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean. Established by Congress in 1992, nearly all of this 129-mile river system rests within the Pinelands National Reserve. This National Park Service unit is unusual in that local jurisdictions continue to administer the lands.

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Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

Rank: 357 Email: indevisitorinfo@nps.gov Distance: 7.59 miles

Described as horrifying, mystifying, and full of genius, Poe's writing has engaged readers all over the globe. The six years Poe lived in Philadelphia were his happiest and most productive. Yet Poe also struggled with bad luck, personal demons and his wife's tuberculosis. In Poe's humble home, reflect on the human spirit surmounting crushing obstacles, and celebrate Poe's astonishing creativity.

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Valley Forge National Historical Park

Rank: 42 7 Activites Email: vafo_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 17.21 miles

Valley Forge was the site of the 1777-78 winter encampment of the Continental Army. The park commemorates the sacrifices and perseverance of the Revolutionary War generation and honors the ability of citizens to pull together and overcome adversity during extraordinary times.

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Brandywine Valley Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (302)-739-4271 Email: info@wilmcvb.org Distance: 19.73 miles

Take an unforgettable journey through the rolling hills of the genteel Brandywine Valley landscape and discover the lasting influence of the du Pont family dynasty. This journey is a true Delaware original. The byway leads to an unparalleled concentration of historic sites, magnificent estates, glorious gardens and mesmerizing museums.

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Nara's Mid Atlantic Region's - Northeast Philadelphia National Park

1 Activites Phone: (215)-305-2000 Email: philadelphia.reference@nara.gov Distance: 21.90 miles

NARA's Mid Atlantic Region's - Northeast Philadelphia

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First State National Historical Park

3 Activites Email: FRST_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 22.70 miles

Famous as the First State to ratify the Constitution, Delaware was born out of a conflict among three world powers for dominance of the Delaware Valley. From this beginning, the region developed a distinct character that tolerated diversity in religion and national origin and valued independence

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Supawna Meadows National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (609)-463-0994 Email: Howard_Schlegel@fws.gov Distance: 23.58 miles

Supawna Meadows National Wildlife Refuge is a part of the Cape May National Wildlife Refuge Complex in Cape May Court House, NJ. Supawna Meadows NWR is located along the Delaware River estuary just north of the Salem River in Salem County, NJ. The Delaware Bay and estuary is recognized as a wetlands of international importance and an international shorebird reserve. The refuge currently owns appr...

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Schuylkill River Valley National Heritage Area Park

Phone: (484)-945-0200 Email: info@schuylkillriver.org Distance: 32.35 miles

The Schuylkill River Heritage Area is the birthplace of the movements that shaped the nation, fueled its growth, and reclaimed its future. It was along the banks of this river and its tributaries that the American, Industrial, and Environmental Revolutions were born. Explore the stories, visit the places, and experience the region's vitality by visiting the Schuylkill River Heritage Area.

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Iww Delaware River To Chesapeake Bay National Park

Phone: (301)-885-5622 Distance: 33.14 miles

Primarily a commercial navigation project, although the canal is also open to recreational boats, and public access is allowable along canal banks. There is a single boat launch facility maintained by the Corps, as well as six fishing piers along the canal banks. There is also a Canal Museum at Chesapeake City which provides visitors with a glimpse of the canal's early days.

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Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site

Rank: 276 2 Activites Email: hofu_superintendent@nps.gov Distance: 34.91 miles

Hopewell Furnace showcases an early American industrial landscape from natural resource extraction to enlightened conservation. Operating from 1771-1883, Hopewell and other "iron plantations" laid the foundation for the transformation of the United States into an industrial giant. The park's 848 acres and historic structures illustrate the business, technology and lifestyle of our growing nation.

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Delaware River Scenic Byway National Park

Distance: 46.53 miles

River, canal, and roadway - the parallel ribbons of heritage in the historic Delaware River Valley - have played a transforming role in American history. And few regions express these ribbons of heritage as well as the historic places and scenic landscapes along the 33-mile Delaware River Scenic Byway in New Jersey. The byway offers a firsthand experience of the Delaware River’s formative power,...

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Millstone Valley Scenic Byway National Park

Distance: 46.53 miles

Located in the narrow Millstone River Valley in north central New Jersey, the Millstone Valley Scenic Byway offers you a glimpse into the past where well-preserved pieces of the canal era, the revolutionary war era, and early Dutch and American heritage live on. In addition to the major Revolutionary War troop movements and military campaigns that took place along the byway corridor, there are a r...

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New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve Park

9 Activites Phone: (609)-894-7300 Distance: 46.53 miles

This is truly a special place. It's classified as a United States Biosphere Reserve and in 1978 was established by Congress as the country's first National Reserve. It includes portions of seven southern New Jersey counties, and encompasses over one-million acres of farms, forests and wetlands. It contains 56 communities, from hamlets to suburbs, with over 700,000 permanent residents.

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Brigantine Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 50.33 miles

The Brigantine Wilderness now contains a total of 6,681 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of New Jersey. In 1975 the Brigantine Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an a...

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Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (302)-653-9345 Email: fw5rw_bhnwr@fws.gov Distance: 50.61 miles

Since 1937, Bombay Hook has hosted hundreds of thousands of migrating ducks, geese, shorebirds, and neotropical songbirds, all following old traditions of natural history, the spring and fall migrations. Tired and hungry, they seek shelter at Bombay Hook and feast on marsh grasses, fish, and other important foods before continuing their flight. Bombay Hook is one of many refuges providing criti...

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Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (609)-652-1665 Email: forsythe@fws.gov Distance: 50.74 miles

Forsythe NWR, located 10 miles north of Atlantic City, is composed of two separate Divisions, Barnegat in the north and Brigantine in the south. The Brigantine and Barnegat Divisions were originally two distinct refuges, established in 1939 and 1967 respectively, to provide important wintering habitat for waterfowl, especially black ducks and Atlantic brant. The Divisions were combined in 1984 un...

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Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve Park

8 Activites Phone: 60981206492 Email: jcnerr@marine.rutgers.edu Distance: 52.31 miles

The Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve, at Mullica River and Great Bay, is the only reserve in the national system to be named after an individual. It's also the only one in the reserve system to expand its boundaries seaward to the Atlantic Ocean. The Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve encompasses approximately 115,000 acres in southeastern New Jersey, inclu...

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Blue Marsh Lake National Park

9 Activites Phone: (610)-376-6337 Distance: 53.12 miles

Blue Marsh Lake is a 6,100 acre-project having a 1,150-acre lake. Facilities include a day use area with swim beach, bathhouse, food concession, picnic areas, volleyball courts, pavilions available for rental; visitor center; three boat launches; and a stilling basin. Trails include a 30-mile multi-purpose hiking/biking trail and three interpretive trails, one being ADA accessible. Activities incl...

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