Congress changed the names of four parks: Homestead National Monument of America, Weir Farm National Historic Site (NHS), and Jimmy Carter NHS, all became National Historical Parks. Whereas New River Gorge National River was redesignated as a National Park and Preserve. From The National Parks: Index 1916-2016, “National historical parks are commonly areas of greater physical extent and complexity than national historic sites. . . National preserves . . . [are] established primarily for the protection of certain resources. Activities like hunting and fishing or the extraction of minerals and fuels may be permitted if they do not jeopardize the…

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Old Sew & Sews

The Durham Quilting Bees recently enjoyed a day of sewing and quilting. Some of the group wore their t-shirts ‘Old Sew & Sews’. Pictured, back

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Reading Winner

READING WINNER…Jackie Gamez was the second week Minnie R. Slief Library reading winner. Remember to log your reading time on the Beanstack App to be

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