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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

XVIII. Technology (Engineering and Invention)

A. Measurement, Observation, and Control (Surveying, Cartography, etc.)

B. Transportation

     Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, PA
     Upper Delaware Scenic and Recreational River (Delaware Aqueduct), NY-PA
     Wright Brothers National Memorial, NC

C. Energy Conversion, Utilization and Distribution

     Edison National Historic Site, NJ

D. Tools and Machines

E. Military (Fortifications, Weapons, and War Vehicles)

     Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, FL
     Castle Clinton National Monument, NY
     Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, MD
     Fort Jefferson National Monument, FL
     Fort Point National Historic Site, GA
     Fort Pulaski National Monument, GA
     Fort Sumter National Monument (Fort Moultrie), SC
     Fort Washington Park, MD
     Gateway National Recreation Area (Fort Hancock Historic District), NJ-NY
     Golden Gate National Recreation Area, CA
     Gulf Islands National Seashore (Fort Massachusetts, Fort Pickens and Fort Barrancas Redoubt), FL-MS
     Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, WV-MD-VA
     San Juan National Historic Site, PR
     Springfield Armory National Historic Site, MA

F. Extraction and Conversion of Industrial Raw Materials

G. Industrial Production Processes (Including Agriculture)

     Edison National Historic Site, NJ
     Lowell National Historical Park, MA

H. Construction

I. Information Processing, Transmission, and Recording

     Edison National Historic Site, NJ

J. Earth and Space Exploration

K. Water and Sewerage

     San Antonio Missions National Historical Park (Espada Aqueduct), TX

L. Fire, Safety, Sanitation, and Pollution Controls

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