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National Park Service: Women’s History Month

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March was designated by Congress as Women’s History Month in 1987. The National Park Service offers a site that honors women in many walks of life. and serves as a jumping-off place with links to people, places, collections, and stories found in other parts of the vast NPS site. Also included are links to lesson plans from “Teaching with Historic Places,” fifteen of which focus on women and their place in history.

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National Women's History Museum

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National Park Service: Roadside Attractions

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Women Who Changed History

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National Museum of Women in the Arts

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Views of the National Parks: Grand Canyon

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