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Thematic Study




Thematic Framework

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Historic Landmarks

History and Prehistory in the
National Park System and the
National Historic Landmarks Program

Thematic Representation: Units of the National Park System
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II. Thematic Representation:
Units of the National Park System

XIV. Transportation

A. Early Turnpikes, Roads, and Taverns East of the Mississippi

B. Ships, Boats, Lighthouses, and Other Structures

     Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Cape Hatteras Light), NC
     Gateway National Recreation Area (Sandy Hook Lighthouse), NJ-NY
     Golden Gate National Recreation Area (National Maritime Museum), CA

C. Canals

     Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, MD-DC-WV
     Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area (Ohio & Erie Canal), OH
     George Washington Memorial Parkway (Potomac Canal Historic District), MD-VA

D. Overland Travel West of the Mississippi After 1840 (i.e. Stagecoaches)

E. Railroads

     Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, PA
     Golden Spike National Historic Site, UT
     Steamtown National Historic Site, PA (Affiliated Area)

F. Urban Transport (Trolleys, Streetcars, and Subways)

G. Automobiles, Buses, Wagons and Highways

H. Airplanes and Air Travel

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