Happy 100th Birthday National Park Service

August 25, 2016

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Happy Happy Birthday NPS and THANK YOU! On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the into law the “Organic Act,” creating the National Park Service and the rest is history! Xplorer Maps sincerely thanks the National Park Service for a century of preserving our countries most beautiful and historic places so our future generations can appreciate these many treasures. As a small token we’re offering 25% off all our National Park Maps to everyone in hopes our art will inspire people to get out and enjoy our National Parks and all the NPS has done to preserve them.  The NPS makes that easy this weekend by offering free entrance from Aug 25-28th to ALL 413 PARKS!  To take advantage of the offer simply enter coupon code NPS100 at checkout.  Offer valid through Sunday, August 28th.

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For a fantastic outline of the National Park Service in the last century visit the Department of the Interiors Blog:  Turning 100: Major Milestones in the National Park Service.  A well written, succinct piece with great imagery.

Photo by Manish Mamtani (www.sharetheexperience.org)

Photo by Manish Mamtani (www.sharetheexperience.org)

Another great resource for information is the National Park Foundation – they put together this awesome quick video.

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