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The Festival: Speaking of Heritage

The National Park Service, like the Smithsonian Institution, helps preserve our nation's heritage. By caring for the nation's historic sites, its trails, monuments, and memorials, we help the voices of the past speak to us today. This is important work if future generations are to benefit from the lessons learned, the knowledge gained, the skills developed, the artistry accomplished by our forebears.

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