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National Park Service Studies Historic LGBTQ Sites For Possible Recognition

National Park Service Studies Historic LGBTQ Sites For Possible Recognition

American Express Announces Grant to the National Park Foundation to Capture and Share the History of Stonewall National Monument

American Express Announces Grant to the National Park Foundation to Capture and Share the History of Stonewall National Monument

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Henry Kyd Douglas was on Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's staff in the Maryland Campaign. He was a great asset to the Confederate leadership at Antietam because he grew up about four miles from the battlefield. His childhood home "Ferry Hill" still stands above the Potomac River and is owned by the C.& O. National Historic Park. Douglas served throughout the war in the eastern theater, was captured at Gettysburg and reached the rank of Colonel.

Henry Kyd Douglas was on Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's staff in the Maryland Campaign. He was a great asset to the Confederate leadership at Antietam because he grew up about four miles from the battlefield. His childhood home "Ferry Hill" still stands above the Potomac River and is owned by the C.& O. National Historic Park. Douglas served throughout the war in the eastern theater, was captured at Gettysburg and reached the rank of Colonel.

Tombstone for Stonewall Jackson's left arm.  Jackson was shot during the Battle of Chancellorsville near Fredericksburg, Virginia, and the arm was amputated.

Tombstone for Stonewall Jackson's left arm. Jackson was shot during the Battle of Chancellorsville near Fredericksburg, Virginia, and the arm was amputated.

A man passes The Stonewall Inn, in New York's Greenwich Village, Thursday, May 29, 2014. The National Park Service is launching an initiative to make places and people of significance to the history of lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual Americans part of the national narrative. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell plans to announce the initiative on Friday at New York's Stonewall Inn, which was made a national historic landmark in 2000.(AP Photo/Richard Drew) via @AOL_Lifestyle Read more…

Stonewall Inn to be first national monument dedicated to LGBTQ rights

A man passes The Stonewall Inn, in New York's Greenwich Village, Thursday, May 29, 2014. The National Park Service is launching an initiative to make places and people of significance to the history of lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual Americans part of the national narrative. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell plans to announce the initiative on Friday at New York's Stonewall Inn, which was made a national historic landmark in 2000.(AP Photo/Richard Drew) via @AOL_Lifestyle Read more…

Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, by Matthew Brady c. 1851. National Archives. Accidently killed by his own troops.

Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, by Matthew Brady c. 1851. National Archives. Accidently killed by his own troops.

This is the house at Guinea Station, VA in which General Stonewall Jackson died.  Today it is known as the 'Stonewall Shrine' and is located just south of Spotsylvania, VA.  It is maintained by the National Park Service and is open to the public.

This is the house at Guinea Station, VA in which General Stonewall Jackson died. Today it is known as the 'Stonewall Shrine' and is located just south of Spotsylvania, VA. It is maintained by the National Park Service and is open to the public.

This is a link to the National Park Service listing of Civil War Soldiers. Garrett Hall Sr. (my husband's 4th Great Grandfather) is listed as fighting for the 2nd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry, B Company for the Union.

This is a link to the National Park Service listing of Civil War Soldiers. Garrett Hall Sr. (my husband's 4th Great Grandfather) is listed as fighting for the 2nd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry, B Company for the Union.

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park    Both the home where LBJ spent his boyhood, and his grandparents' home are open.

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park Both the home where LBJ spent his boyhood, and his grandparents' home are open.

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