Squaw Valley, home of the 1960 Winter Olympics, is no more. Its new name is Palisades Tahoe, and it newly incorporates the adjoining ski/snowboard resort, which is no longer known as Alpine Meadows. The name change is the latest in a wave of rebranding of names which insult our Native American tribes, including renaming major sports teams.
The National Park Service has added more than a dozen new sites across the USA into the National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program. The new listings join nearly 700 other sites, programs, and facilities in the network which honor, preserve, and promote the history of resistance to enslavement through escape and flight.
The magical destination of Tahiti re-opened to international tourism on May 1, 2021. Here’s why you should put Tahiti on your bucket list, especially it’s most famous island, Bora Bora. It sparkles with its diverse marine life, rugged mountain landscapes thick with colorful flowers and deep green trees, and luxurious glass-floored bungalows that seem to float over pristine turquoise lagoons.
In this presidential election year, and 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, it is fitting that the National Park Service honors a memorial to Dwight D. Eisenhower. The memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC, honors Eisenhower’s legacy as the World War II Supreme Allied Commander and nation’s 34th president. It