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The places highlighted here are not just any places. They are the celebrated sites and structures that bring the earliest chapters of the American story to life — battlefields, historic homes, stations on the Underground Railroad, cemeteries, parks. Together, they constitute the essential stops on a trail to discovering not only America’s military history, but the political, social and human dimensions of the founding and forging of the United States.

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Washington, DC | The museum is on the Washington Navy Yard where Rear Adm. John Dahlgren oversaw...
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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania | Learn what the Battle of Gettysburg meant to the people who lived here...
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Key West, Florida | Once known as the "Gibraltar of the Gulf, " this fort is the largest all-...