Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor

Q & A With Former National Park Service Director Robert G. Stanton

From 1997 to 2001, the National Park Service was led by its 15th Director – a leader who was unanimously confirmed and proudly served as the first African American Director of the NPS. As part of our continuing celebration of National African American History Month, we spoke with Director Robert G. Stanton and asked him to reminisce about his inspiring career.

Happy Birthday America!

CELEBRATE JULY 4th
IN YOUR NATIONAL PARKS

As our nation celebrates another birthday, we can’t help but think about all that this country has given us, especially America’s more than 400 national parks. Offering special events for Americans of all ages, our national parks are the perfect place to celebrate the founding of our nation! Here is a list of national park events where everyone is invited to honor our great nation and its important history:

Thank You from the National Parks

Thank You!

I am very excited to share that because of your support during our 45 Days of Giving campaign we reached our $450,000 year-end goal!  You made the Foundation’s 45th Anniversary one to remember. 

As we enter a new year, I am so grateful for generous friends like you who believe as I do — that our national parks are places that must be preserved and protected for every generation. 

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