Tags: Highlights

Mormon Pioneer NHT: 2018 Highlights

Mormon Trails Association OUTREACH In October, a 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act event was held at Richardson’s Point, IA, which included the dedication of new signs that mark this important location along the Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail. Richardson’s Point was where…

Lewis and Clark NHT: 2018 Highlights

Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation (LCTHF) OUTREACH LCTHF proceeded with its administrative history to commemorate its 50th anniversary. LCTHF awarded small-scale ($500 to $1,000) education grants and supported National History Day with $1,000 prizes in the junior and senior high awards categories. LCTHF initiated…

Juan Bautista de Anza NHT: 2018 Highlights

Anza Trail Foundation (ATF) and Partners OUTREACH Used the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System to reflect on the effects of the Anza Expedition and future opportunities to engage new and underserved communities. ATF board member Beverly Lane prepared an exhibit, “Native Peoples and…

Iditarod NHT: 2018 Highlights

Iditarod Historic Trail Alliance (IHTA) OUTREACH Hired a summer intern with a PNTS grant for the 40th anniversary of the Iditarod National Historic Trail (INHT) and the 50th anniversary of the National Trail System Act to develop social media posts about the historic trail. More…

El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro NHT: 2018 Highlights

Camino Real de Tierra Adentro Trail Association (CARTA) OUTREACH Held CARTA’s Annual General Meeting and Conference on September 29, 2018, attended by over 60 registrants. The meeting generated new memberships and the resumption of the publication of the Chronicles of the Trail that was distributed…

El Camino Real de los Tejas NHT: 2018 Highlights

El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail Association (ELCAT) OUTREACH Texas Parks and Wildlife Department featured the trail in its Spring 2018 magazine and during its weekly PBS series, which aired across Texas in February 2018. It’s estimated that 100,000s of viewers were…

Captain John Smith Chesapeake NHT: 2018 Highlights

Chesapeake Conservancy OUTREACH The Department of Interior celebrated the recognition of Virginia Tribes at Werowocomoco. This archeological site, now under the permanent protection of the National Park Service, is not yet open to the public until planning is completed with American Indian tribes who hold…

Ala Kahakai NHT: 2018 Highlights

Ala Kahakai Trail Association (AKTA) OUTREACH AKTA conducted seven hikes along portions of the trail and six community events.   AKTA worked with a trail intern to create a presentation template that was used as an educational piece for six community meetings. PROTECTION AKTA received 100…

Federal Highway Administration: 2018 Highlights

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) provides stewardship over the construction, maintenance, and preservation of the nation’s highways, bridges, and tunnels. FHWA also conducts research and provides technical assistance to State and local agencies to improve safety, mobility, and livability, and to…

Potomac Heritage NST: 2018 Highlights

Potomac Heritage Trail Association (PHTA) OUTREACH Organized a four-day, 100-mile hike across Loudoun and Fairfax Counties, VA from Brunswick, MD, along mostly unpaved, low traffic roads to Leesburg, VA (which could be an interim Potomac Heritage Trail route), then via the PHT to Great Falls…