The 7 Principles
The Seven Principles of "Leave No Trace" provide an easily understood framework of minimum impact practices for anyone visiting the outdoors. Although Leave No Trace has its roots in backcountry settings, the Principles have been adapted so that they can be applied anywhere — from remote wilderness areas, to local parks and even in your own backyard.
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Historic Places in Tennessee
Andrew Johnson National Historic Site, Tennessee121 Monument Ave.
Greeneville, TN 37743
Phone: (423) 638-3551
Description: The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site and National Cemetery interprets the life and legacy of the 17th President. Andrew Johnson's presidency, 1865-1869, illustrates the United States Constitution at work following President Lincoln's assassination and during attempts to reunify a nation torn by civil war.
Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park, Georgia & Tennessee3370 LaFayette Road
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742
Phone: (706) 866-9241
Description: Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park, located in northern Georgia and eastern Tennessee, preserves the sites of two major battles of the American Civil War: the Battle of Chickamauga and the Chattanooga Campaign.
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, Kentucky, Tennessee, & VirginiaThe Cumberland Gap National Historical Park is a United States National Historical Park located at the border between Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia, centered on the Cumberland Gap, a natural break in the Appalachian Mountains.
91 Bartlett Park Road
Middlesboro, KY 40965
Phone: (606) 248-2817
Description: The Cumberland Gap Visitor Center is located on U.S. Highway 25E just southeast of Middlesboro, Kentucky and just northwest of the Cumberland Gap Tunnel and Cumberland Gap, Tennessee.
Manhattan Project National Historical Park, New Mexico, Tennessee, and WashingtonDescription: The park consists of three units: one in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, one in Los Alamos, New Mexico and one in Hanford, Washington. It was established on November 10, 2015 when Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz signed the memorandum of agreement that defined the roles that the two agencies had when managing the park.
Shiloh National Military Park, Tennessee1055 Pittsburg Landing Rd
Shiloh, TN 38376
Phone: (731) 689-5696
Description: Shiloh National Military Park preserves the American Civil War Shiloh and Corinth battlefields. The main section of the park is in the unincorporated town of Shiloh, about 9 miles south of Savannah, Tennessee, with an additional area located in the city of Corinth, Mississippi, 23 miles southwest of Shiloh.
Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area, Tennessee1416 E Main St
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Phone: (615) 898-2947
Description: Experience the powerful stories of military conflict in a divided state, the demands of the homefront and occupation, the freedom of emancipation, and the enduring legacies of Reconstruction at sites across the entire state of Tennessee.
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