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Thematic Framework

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History and Prehistory in the
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Thematic Representation: Units of the National Park System
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II. Thematic Representation:
Units of the National Park System

XXXIII. Historic Preservation

A. Formative Years, 1796-1858: The Destruction of Green Springs to the Saving of Mount Vernon and the Hasbrouck House, Patriotism and Preservation

     Independence National Historical Park, PA

B. Regional Efforts: The South, 1860-1900

1. The South Looks to Government for Help

2. The Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities
     Jamestown National Historic Site, VA (Affiliated Area)

C. Regional Efforts: Mid-Atlantic States, 1860-1900

1. Memorials to the Revolution

2. American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society -- A Pattern for Private Action

D. Regional Efforts: New England, 1860-1900

1. Regionalism and Preservation

2. Private Historical Societies

3. Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

E. Monticello: The Emergence of Architectural Interest in Preservation, 1900-1926 -- Antiquaries, Architects, and Museums

F. Emergence of the Automobile and the Restoration of Williamsburg, 1919-1926

G. The Federal Government Enters the Movement, 1884-1949

1. Battlefield Preservation
     Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, GA-TN

2. Archeological Preservation
     Casa Grande National Monument, AZ

3. The National Park Service and the New Deal

4. The National Trust

5. Growth in Professionalism and Technology

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