Death Valley National Park is celebrating 50 years of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) on October 15-16, 2016. There will be two days of talks, hands-on activities, atlatl throwing and field trips in celebration of the preservation of our historic sites! Download the Preservation50_Festival Agenda/flyer.
The NHPA was signed into law on October 15th, 1966 by President Lyndon B. Johnson, creating compliance laws to protect our cultural resources, as well as the creation of the National Register of Historic Places and other organizations to work with such as the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) and Tribal Historic Preservation Office (THPO) who help preserve our historic sites to this day. To learn more about the NHPA go here - http://preservation50.org/ #NHPA50 #preservation50