United States: more than 87,000 Historic Places

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  • Brooklyn Bridge

    The Brooklyn Bridge is a bridge in New York City and is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States. Completed in 1883, it connects Manhattan and Brooklyn. Image: Carmelo Bayarcal CC BY-SA 3.0

  • Gettysburg National Military Park

    In the summer of 1863, the farming community of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, became the site of the bloodiest battle in the Civil War. The fierce fighting left 51,000 casualties.

  • Vikings in North America - L'Anse aux Meadows

    L'Anse aux Meadows is the only confirmed Viking site in North America and represents the farthest known extent of European exploration and settlement of the New World before the voyages of Christopher Columbus almost 500 years later. Image: Dylan Kereluk CC BY-SA 3.0

  • Banff Springs Hotel

    The Banff Springs Hotel is a luxury hotel that was built during the nineteenth century as one of Canada's grand railway hotels. Image: Hedwig Storch CC BY-SA 3.0

  • Navajo Nation Council Chambers

    Navajo Nation Council Chambers is the center of government for the Navajo Nation. Significant for the 1930s New Deal. Image: William Nakai CC BY-SA 3.0

  • Canadian National Vimy Memorial

    The Memorial on Vimy Ridge does more than mark the site of the great Canadian victory of the First World War. It stands as a tribute to all who served their country in battle and risked or gave their lives in that four-year struggle. Image: Marie-Claire CC BY-SA 3.0

  • The Chilkoot Trail - Yukon Goldrush

    The Chilkoot Trail, was the most famous route taken by prospectors and would be miners who made their way to the Klondike Gold Rush in the Yukon. People from all walks of life, stampeded to the gold fields.

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Historic Places in the spotlight

Habitation at Port-Royal (CA)

Established by France in 1605 and was that nation's first successful settlement in North America.

Vietnam War Memorial (USA)

It honors the soldiers who fought and died in the Vietnam War. There are 58,195 names on the Memorial

Queenston Heights (CA)

The Battle of Queenston Heights was the first major battle in the War of 1812 and resulted in a British victory.

USS Constitution (USA)

Named by G. Washington after the Constitution, she is the world's oldest commissioned naval vessel afloat.

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Nathaniel Wheeler Memorial Fountain Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA
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