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Jun 23

History of the Confederate Flag

There is a common misconception that the Confederate battle flag (a blue cross with 13 white stars and a red field, shown at left) was the national flag of the Confederacy. In reality, it was strictly a battle flag. However, … Read More

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Jan 29

Nebraska Studies

Nebraskastudies.org offers teachers, students, and history buffs access to archival photos, documents, letters, video segments, maps, and more ─ capturing the life and history of Nebraska from pre-1500 to the present. Topics with lesson plans and activities include: prehistory, historic … Read More

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Jul 19

Celebrate Park and Recreation Month

Since 1985, America has celebrated July as the nation’s official Park and Recreation Month. The best way to celebrate is to visit a park near you! There are national parks, state parks, regional parks, county parks, city parks, and neighborhood … Read More

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Feb 08

Arizona Centennial Countdown – Day 8

Despite its tremendous population growth, Arizona is still a relatively unpopulated state. This is because over half of the state’s land is government-owned (in the form of national parks, national forests, wilderness areas, national monuments, recreation areas, and military installations), … Read More

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