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2.6 billion

Items in historic, cultural, and scientific collections in the U.S. are not protected by an emergency plan and are at great risk

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Fort McKavett interpreter dressed as a finish carpenter with his tools.

Learning the Tricks of the Trades at Fort McKavett

Interactive programs at Fort McKavett provide insight into the fort’s history, including a recent program on construction methods used by soldiers in 1852.

Park Day volunteers surround the Battle of Palmito Ranch historical marker

Sesquicentennial Salute

Preparations are in full swing in Cameron County for next year's week-long commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the last battle of the Civil War.

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