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Sketch Map Tract Not in Proposed Extension of Valley Forge Park

Sketch Map Tract Not in Proposed Extension of Valley Forge Park

Jacob Orie Clarke Collection, O Series: PARK BOUNDARY SURVEY, SURVEYS WITHIN PARK BOUNDARY

Juan Botas. River Mile 712. December 2008.

Juan Botas. River Mile 712. December 2008.

Rio Grande vegetation monitoring, "Juan Botas" photopoint at river mile 712, July 2006.

14th New Jersey Monument Restortation: In Progress

14th New Jersey Monument Restortation: In Progress

14th New Jersey Monument Restoration: In Progress

The Needles Visitor Center

The Needles Visitor Center

The Needles Visitor Center is open daily, spring through fall.

Las Posadas Procession at the John Muir National Historic Site

Las Posadas Procession at the John Muir National Historic Site

An educational program at the John Muir National Historic Site, in partnership with the Anza Trail and the Spanish Choir of Saint Catherine of Siena, shared the history of Las Posadas. Las Posadas is a Christma... More

Las Posadas Procession at the John Muir National Historic Site

Las Posadas Procession at the John Muir National Historic Site

An educational program at the John Muir National Historic Site, in partnership with the Anza Trail and the Spanish Choir of Saint Catherine of Siena, shared the history of Las Posadas. Las Posadas is a Christma... More

Las Posadas Procession at the John Muir National Historic Site

Las Posadas Procession at the John Muir National Historic Site

An educational program at the John Muir National Historic Site, in partnership with the Anza Trail and the Spanish Choir of Saint Catherine of Siena, shared the history of Las Posadas. Las Posadas is a Christma... More

Las Posadas Procession at the John Muir National Historic Site

Las Posadas Procession at the John Muir National Historic Site

An educational program at the John Muir National Historic Site, in partnership with the Anza Trail and the Spanish Choir of Saint Catherine of Siena, shared the history of Las Posadas. Las Posadas is a Christma... More

Timucuan - Button

Timucuan - Button

A 16th century left-handed dagger and scabbard.

Las Posadas Procession at the John Muir National Historic Site

Las Posadas Procession at the John Muir National Historic Site

An educational program at the John Muir National Historic Site, in partnership with the Anza Trail and the Spanish Choir of Saint Catherine of Siena, shared the history of Las Posadas. Las Posadas is a Christma... More

Timucuan - Powder Flask

Timucuan - Powder Flask

Wood, leather and iron gunpowder flask, European, 16th century. (This was purchased from an antique dealer in the 1950s and is NOT original to the site.)

Feature 269:  416 West Maple Avenue (in 2011)

Feature 269: 416 West Maple Avenue (in 2011)

Classification: Contributing. Historic Name: Soldiers' and Sailors' Memorial Building; World War I Memorial. Building - Main Building. Architectural Style: Classical Revival. Construction Date: 1925. Period... More

The Martinez Adobe during Las Posadas 2013

The Martinez Adobe during Las Posadas 2013

An educational program at the John Muir National Historic Site, in partnership with the Anza Trail and the Spanish Choir of Saint Catherine of Siena, shared the history of Las Posadas. Las Posadas is a Christma... More

San Marcos Pottery

San Marcos Pottery

San Marcos pottery was made by Native Americans from the 1500s-1700s, at the time of European contact. It is generally thick, tempered with grit (large pieces of sand), and often decorated with stamping or punc... More

Las Posadas Procession at the Martinez Adobe

Las Posadas Procession at the Martinez Adobe

An educational program at the John Muir National Historic Site, in partnership with the Anza Trail and the Spanish Choir of Saint Catherine of Siena, shared the history of Las Posadas. Las Posadas is a Christma... More

Timucuan - Shield

Timucuan - Shield

Etched iron and brass shield, European, 16th century. (This was purchased from an antique dealer in the 1950s and is NOT original to the site.)

Timucuan - Spanish storage jar fragments

Timucuan - Spanish storage jar fragments

Found at Cedar Point, these vessels were made from the 16th through the 19th centuries, and in both Europe and the Americas.

Timucuan - Vessel Fragment

Timucuan - Vessel Fragment

Altamaha (1500s-1700s A.D.) cane (reed) punctuated vessel fragment found at Cedar Point

Timucuan - Morion

Timucuan - Morion

Etched iron morion helmet, European, 16th century. (This was purchased from an antique dealer in the 1950s and is NOT original to the site.)

Las Posadas Procession at the John Muir National Historic Site

Las Posadas Procession at the John Muir National Historic Site

An educational program at the John Muir National Historic Site, in partnership with the Anza Trail and the Spanish Choir of Saint Catherine of Siena, shared the history of Las Posadas. Las Posadas is a Christma... More

Timucuan - Breastplate

Timucuan - Breastplate

Etched and gilded iron and brass breastplate, European, 16th century. (This was purchased from an antique dealer in the 1950s and is NOT original to the site.)

El Coro Español de Santa Catarina de Siena

El Coro Español de Santa Catarina de Siena

An educational program at the John Muir National Historic Site, in partnership with the Anza Trail and the Spanish Choir of Saint Catherine of Siena, shared the history of Las Posadas. Las Posadas is a Christma... More

Timucuan - Dagger and Scabbard

Timucuan - Dagger and Scabbard

16th century, left handed dagger with fluted blade. Grip is covered with thin wire woven into "fabric" and criss-crossed with very fine chain. Gilt inlay on hilt. Scabbard originally covered in velvet. (This w... More

Timucuan - Vessel Fragment

Timucuan - Vessel Fragment

Altamaha (1500s-1700s A.D.) fingernail punctated and cross-simple stamped vessel fragment. Found at Cedar Point

El Coro Español de Santa Catarina de Siena

El Coro Español de Santa Catarina de Siena

An educational program at the John Muir National Historic Site, in partnership with the Anza Trail and the Spanish Choir of Saint Catherine of Siena, shared the history of Las Posadas. Las Posadas is a Christma... More

Las Posadas Procession at the Martinez Adobe

Las Posadas Procession at the Martinez Adobe

An educational program at the John Muir National Historic Site, in partnership with the Anza Trail and the Spanish Choir of Saint Catherine of Siena, shared the history of Las Posadas. Las Posadas is a Christma... More

The Martinez Adobe during Las Posadas 2013

The Martinez Adobe during Las Posadas 2013

An educational program at the John Muir National Historic Site, in partnership with the Anza Trail and the Spanish Choir of Saint Catherine of Siena, shared the history of Las Posadas. Las Posadas is a Christma... More

Las Posadas Procession at the John Muir National Historic Site

Las Posadas Procession at the John Muir National Historic Site

An educational program at the John Muir National Historic Site, in partnership with the Anza Trail and the Spanish Choir of Saint Catherine of Siena, shared the history of Las Posadas. Las Posadas is a Christma... More

Las Posadas Procession at the John Muir National Historic Site

Las Posadas Procession at the John Muir National Historic Site

An educational program at the John Muir National Historic Site, in partnership with the Anza Trail and the Spanish Choir of Saint Catherine of Siena, shared the history of Las Posadas. Las Posadas is a Christma... More

Feature 269:  416 West Maple Avenue (in 2011)

Feature 269: 416 West Maple Avenue (in 2011)

Classification: Contributing. Historic Name: Soldiers' & Sailors' Memorial Building; World War I Memorial Building - Main Building. Architectural Style: Classical Revival. Construction Date: 1925. Period 3 ... More

John Muir National Historic Site during Las Posadas 2013

John Muir National Historic Site during Las Posadas 2013

An educational program at the John Muir National Historic Site, in partnership with the Anza Trail and the Spanish Choir of Saint Catherine of Siena, shared the history of Las Posadas. Las Posadas is a Christma... More

Sassafras

Sassafras

Sassafras, a plant found here at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, was thought to be a cure for syphilis and an aphrodisiac during the 16th century. It isn't either, but they could dream!

Timucuan - Stamped Vessel Fragment

Timucuan - Stamped Vessel Fragment

Altamaha (1500s-1700s A.D.) cross-simple stamped vessel fragment. Found at Cedar Point.

Timucuan - Arquebus

Timucuan - Arquebus

Wood and iron smoothbore matchlock arquebus, approximately .75 caliber. Inlaid bone decoration. German, 16th century. (This was purchased from an antique dealer in the 1950s and is NOT original to the site.)

Las Posadas Procession

Las Posadas Procession

An educational program at the John Muir National Historic Site, in partnership with the Anza Trail and the Spanish Choir of Saint Catherine of Siena, shared the history of Las Posadas. Las Posadas is a Christma... More

El Coro Español de Santa Catarina de Siena

El Coro Español de Santa Catarina de Siena

An educational program at the John Muir National Historic Site, in partnership with the Anza Trail and the Spanish Choir of Saint Catherine of Siena, shared the history of Las Posadas. Las Posadas is a Christma... More

Las Posadas Procession at the Martinez Adobe

Las Posadas Procession at the Martinez Adobe

An educational program at the John Muir National Historic Site, in partnership with the Anza Trail and the Spanish Choir of Saint Catherine of Siena, shared the history of Las Posadas. Las Posadas is a Christma... More

Feature 269:  416 West Maple Avenue (in 2011)

Feature 269: 416 West Maple Avenue (in 2011)

Classification: Contributing. Historic Name: Soldiers' & Sailors' Memorial Building; World War I Memorial Building - Main Building. Architectural Style: Classical Revival. Construction Date: 1925. Period 3 ... More

Timucuan - Backplate

Timucuan - Backplate

Etched and gilded iron and brass breastplate, European, 16th century. (This was purchased from an antique dealer in the 1950s and is NOT original to the site.)

El Coro Español de Santa Catarina de Siena

El Coro Español de Santa Catarina de Siena

An educational program at the John Muir National Historic Site, in partnership with the Anza Trail and the Spanish Choir of Saint Catherine of Siena, shared the history of Las Posadas. Las Posadas is a Christma... More

Las Posadas Procession

Las Posadas Procession

An educational program at the John Muir National Historic Site, in partnership with the Anza Trail and the Spanish Choir of Saint Catherine of Siena, shared the history of Las Posadas. Las Posadas is a Christma... More

Timucuan - Chart Dividers

Timucuan - Chart Dividers

Steel chart dividers used for early navigation. European, 16th century. (This was purchased from an antique dealer in the 1950s and is NOT original to the site.)

John Muir National Historic Site during Las Posadas 2013

John Muir National Historic Site during Las Posadas 2013

An educational program at the John Muir National Historic Site, in partnership with the Anza Trail and the Spanish Choir of Saint Catherine of Siena, shared the history of Las Posadas. Las Posadas is a Christma... More

Timucuan - Spanish cannon

Timucuan - Spanish cannon

Bronze, breech loading swivel cannon, fired one-pound cannonballs. Known as "pas o muros" (through the wall). Spanish, 16th century. (Purchased from dealer in Spain.)

Living Room Window Roundel

Living Room Window Roundel

Living Room Window Roundel in the Weir House, ca 1500-1520. Photograph. 2011. Xiomaro.com.

HOSP_3435_PenAndInkofDeSoto_UnknownDate, Hot Springs Arkansas

HOSP_3435_PenAndInkofDeSoto_UnknownDate, Hot Springs Arkansas

Framed print of pen & ink drawing of Hernando DeSoto; Portrait in black frame, glass cover, wire in back for hanging; on front, brown label on lower right hand corner identifies subject, gives text: "...Spanish... More

HOSP_21697_DeSotoRockBronzePlaque_1932, Hot Springs Arkansas

HOSP_21697_DeSotoRockBronzePlaque_1932, Hot Springs Arkansas

Bronze plaque (a) that was removed from the "DeSoto Rock" on Arlington Lawn sometime in the early 2000's, because the information on it was inaccurate. It was given to the Park April 30, 1932 by the Daughter's... More

Detail; DeSoto Discovering the Mississippi River in 1541.

Detail; DeSoto Discovering the Mississippi River in 1541.

Detail; DeSoto Discovering the Mississippi River in 1541.

Silver One Real

Silver One Real

A silver coin worth 1 real, from the Mexican mint (1536-1556). One side bears the crowned Pillars of Hercules and the words HISPANIARUM ET INDIARUM (of Spain and the Indies). The other side bears Spain's castle... More

Item 123; Culiacan, 1550-1560

Item 123; Culiacan, 1550-1560

Item 123; Culiacan, 1550-1560

Fort Caroline National Memorial, Florida

Fort Caroline National Memorial, Florida

Fort Caroline National Memorial was created to memorialize the Sixteenth Century French effort to establish a permanent colony in Florida. After initial exploration in 1562, the French established "la Caroline"... More

Beaded Moccasins - GRPO 1563

Beaded Moccasins - GRPO 1563

Pair or pucker toe beaded leather moccasins with decorative floral design enclosed within white, blue, red, and yellow beaded border on vamps. Leather ankle wraps have scalloped or sawtooth edging.

Timucuan - Alabaster Carving

Timucuan - Alabaster Carving

Alabaster carving of Charles IX and Nostradamus with its original gilt frame. Charles IX is on horseback presenting a bag of money to Nostradamus and represents an event that occurred at Salon in 1564.

Timucuan - French Coin

Timucuan - French Coin

This silver coin was minted in 1564. Obverse is a profile of Charles IX. Wording around edge of coin reads "CAROLUS VIIII D C FRAN REX". Reverse has a French coat-of-arms: three fleur-de-lis enclosed in a shield

Beaded Moccasins - GRPO 1565

Beaded Moccasins - GRPO 1565

Pair of pucker toe beaded leather moccasins with identical geometric design featuring white, yellow, maroon, and black beads on vamps and lower collars. Additional beadwork on vamps contains diagonal lines of t... More

Timucuan - A navigation tool

Timucuan - A navigation tool

Compendium or pocket-dial or sun-dial, circa 1577. Used for early navigation. Silver, three part dial, middle has engraving of single-masted sailing ship and names of European ports are listed around edges. (T... More

John White - Diamond-back terrapin

John White - Diamond-back terrapin

This a protected species today. The southern diamond-back terrapin has five toes, not six as shown here. Note the shading behind the front legs and carapace that John White added to indicate its relationship wi... More

Plan of entrenchment near Cape Rojo, Puerto Rico

Plan of entrenchment near Cape Rojo, Puerto Rico

The text on drawing (modernized): 'The form of a fort which was made by Master Ralfe Lane in a part of St. Johns Island near Capross where we took in salt the 26th of May, 1585' 1906,0509.1.5

Plan of a Fortified Encampment

Plan of a Fortified Encampment

Pen and brown ink over black lead and watercolor on two conjoined sheets, 363 x 445 mm. Inscribed in brown ink: within a red border (modernized), 'The 11th of May the General in the Tiger arrived at St. Johns I... More

John White - Loggerhead turtle

John White - Loggerhead turtle

Possibly drawn in the West Indies during the 1585 voyage, this sea turtle is an endangered species in American waters. Its' range spans the tropical and subtropical waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Watercolor and ... More

FDR Speech Location

FDR Speech Location

On August 18, 1937, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt helped commemorate the 350th anniversary of the 1587 Lost Colony by visiting the Lost Colony drama, and giving a speech at this location before the show.

Item 171; San Gabriel and the Great Plains, 1599.

Item 171; San Gabriel and the Great Plains, 1599.

Item 171; San Gabriel and the Great Plains, 1599.

Item 68; Pitidiriba Fort, 17th century.

Item 68; Pitidiriba Fort, 17th century.

Item 68; Pitidiriba Fort, 17th century.

HFCA 1607_NPS Employees_105.jpg

HFCA 1607_NPS Employees_105.jpg

NPS employee re-acting cooking in the late 17th and early 18th centuries.

Historic Jamestowne glass blower

Historic Jamestowne glass blower

At the Historic Jamestowne Glasshouse, costumed craftsmen demonstrate the same glassblowing and production techniques used by their 17th-century Jamestown counterparts.

Lamar Bold Pottery

Lamar Bold Pottery

Lamar Bold Pottery was made from 1350-1600

Painted Fan: Rape of Europa, attributed to Francesco Albani, c. 1600-1650

Painted Fan: Rape of Europa, attributed to Francesco Albani, c. 1600-1...

Henry Longfellow purchased this fan in Rome in January 1869. The fan features a scene from Greek mythology, and is attributed to the Italian Baroque painter Francesco Albani.

Olive Jar Fragment

Olive Jar Fragment

This olive jar fragment dates between 1600 and 1800. These large ceramic vessels were primarily manufactured in Spain and were used to transport a variety of goods including olives and olive oil, hence the name... More

Red-footed tortoise (Chelonoidis carbonaria)

Red-footed tortoise (Chelonoidis carbonaria)

Red-footed tortoise (Chelonoidis carbonaria) originally from northern South America, is found throughout the Caribbean. It is thought that the they were imported as a food source in the 17th century.

Outisde of the glasshouse

Outisde of the glasshouse

Exterior shot of the shop where costumed interpreters demonstrate glassblowing techniques from the 17th century.

Item 184; Pacific Islands and California Coast, 17th century.

Item 184; Pacific Islands and California Coast, 17th century.

Item 184; Pacific Islands and California Coast, 17th century.

Officers of the 7th Cavalry, and the 6th, 17th, and 20th Infantry, at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Officers of the 7th Cavalry, and the 6th, 17th, and 20th Infantry, at ...

LIBI_00015_00632; A photograph, mounted on card, of a group listed on back as consisting of officers of the 7th cavalry, 6th infantry, 17th and 20th infantry's at Fort Leavenworth, full view; produced by unknow... More

Spanish Belduque

Spanish Belduque

The belduque, sometimes called a 'peasant knife' after the people who generally carried them, is a large Spanish knife that some believe to be the ancestor of the Bowie knife. This belduque was made sometime in... More

Kast

Kast

A kast is a large Dutch cabinet typically made in the 17th and 18th centuries for the storage of household items. The bold cornice top is a signature design feature of many kasten. This example was purchased by... More

Paso de Francia crossing, Maverick County, Guerrero, Coahuila, Mexico

Paso de Francia crossing, Maverick County, Guerrero, Coahuila, Mexico

Paso de Francia crossed the Rio Grande River six miles southeast of Mission San Juan Bautista. It is believed that the name Paso de Francia (France Way) was given to this ford after Alonso De León's third entra... More

Item 72; Florida West Coast and Cuba, 17th century.

Item 72; Florida West Coast and Cuba, 17th century.

Item 72; Florida West Coast and Cuba, 17th century.

Pinkster celebration, African Burial Ground National Monument, 2015.

Pinkster celebration, African Burial Ground National Monument, 2015.

Originally a Dutch festival, Pinkster is a celebration of the coming of spring and a time of rest to be enjoyed among friends and family. To the Dutch, Pinkster originated as a religious holiday derived from th... More

Keith Rocco - William Sherwood House - Jamestown in the 1690s

Keith Rocco - William Sherwood House - Jamestown in the 1690s

Excavations at the home of William Sherwood, a prominent landowner in Jamestown during the late 17th century, have revealed a number of signs of the prosperity of the colony, including ornate ornamental plaster... More

Item 188; Lima, Peru defense plan, late 17th century.

Item 188; Lima, Peru defense plan, late 17th century.

Item 188; Lima, Peru defense plan, late 17th century.

Castillo Polychrome Majolica

Castillo Polychrome Majolica

Castillo Polychrome was made in the late 17th century and has white paste and white background enamel, with naturalistic designs painted in light blue, and thin black lines emphasizing the design. Some vessels ... More

Officers of the 7th Cavalry, and the 6th, 17th, and 20th Infantry, at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Officers of the 7th Cavalry, and the 6th, 17th, and 20th Infantry, at ...

LIBI_00015_00632; A photograph, mounted on card, of a group listed on back as consisting of officers of the 7th cavalry, 6th infantry, 17th and 20th infantry's at Fort Leavenworth, full view; produced by unknow... More

Item 131; Michoacan Village of Iripundara, 17th century.

Item 131; Michoacan Village of Iripundara, 17th century.

Item 131; Michoacan Village of Iripundara, 17th century.

Long-toed salamander (Ambystoma macrodactylum), North Cascades National Park, 2015.

Long-toed salamander (Ambystoma macrodactylum), North Cascades Nationa...

North Cascades NP is one of the most biodiverse places in the entire National Park System, with over 1600 plant species identified and approximately 75 mammals, 20 reptiles and amphibians, 200 birds, 28 species... More

8 lb Cannonball

8 lb Cannonball

This eight-pound cannonball could either be a 16th century English or 17th century Spanish projectile, going by the measurements. It is solid iron and was used for knocking holes in walls or the hulls of ships.

Item 174; Road to New Mexico and Quivira, 1601.

Item 174; Road to New Mexico and Quivira, 1601.

Item 174; Road to New Mexico and Quivira, 1601.

Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton no. 333 [4-6-0] locomotive

Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton no. 333 [4-6-0] locomotive

Pittsburgh no. 1603--Built 1895.12--Note: B&O 200

Historic Jamestowne Glasshouse

Historic Jamestowne Glasshouse

The Historic Jamestowne Glasshouse recreates the first industry attempted by the colonists in 1608

'At a Stream Crossing' From the Series 'Winning of the West' by Fred Remington

'At a Stream Crossing' From the Series 'Winning of the West' by Fred R...

LIBI_00030_01308; A lantern-slide (glass transparency) of the woodcut print "At a stream crossing” from the “Winning of the West” series by Fred Remington. Produced on unknown date. [Bowen's No. 1.]"Ends with ... More

Smith's 1612 Map of the Chesapeake

Smith's 1612 Map of the Chesapeake

By extensive travel and help from American Indian communities Smith was able to create an extremely accurate map with primitive navigational equipment that was used for nearly a century.

Smith's 1612 Map of the Chesapeake

Smith's 1612 Map of the Chesapeake

Smith was able to produce a very accurate map with through extensive travel and American Indian assistance that was used for nearly a century.

Timucuan - Spanish cannon

Timucuan - Spanish cannon

Bronze cannon, fired 12 pound cannonballs, believed to have come from the 1618 wreck of the San Martin, off the coast of Florida. Dolphin shaped cascabel and handles. Cast in 1594 by Sebastianos Ballasteros in ... More

Southern Pacific no. 1619 [2-6-0] locomotive

Southern Pacific no. 1619 [2-6-0] locomotive

Southern Pacific no. 1619 [2-6-0]

From Fort to City - Jamestown in 1621

From Fort to City - Jamestown in 1621

By the early 1620s, Jamestown was slowly transitioning from an wilderness outpost to a town (Keith Rocco, artist).

New York Central no. 1624 [2-6-0] locomotive

New York Central no. 1624 [2-6-0] locomotive

New York Central no. 1624 [2-6-0]

Puerco Pueblo Petroglyphs, Night Sky with Stars

Puerco Pueblo Petroglyphs, Night Sky with Stars

Puerco Pueblo Petroglyphs, Night Sky with Stars

Keith Rocco - Jamestown, 1630s: Harvey's Industrial Enclave

Keith Rocco - Jamestown, 1630s: Harvey's Industrial Enclave

Virginia Governor John Harvey (1630-35; 1637-39) helped to develop many of the industrial and craft operations at Jamestown early in the second quarter of the seventeenth century. The failure of his industrial ... More

Puerta de San Juan

Puerta de San Juan

The San Juan Gate was built between 1635 and 1646, when the first defensive walls were completed in the southern part of the city.

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