National Parks
in the Mid-Atlantic Region

Assateague Isleand Beach, Maryland Cabin at Booker T Washington National Historic Site, Virginia Revolutionary War Printer at Independence National Historic Park
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States in the Mid-Atlantic Region
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The mid-atlantic region includes the states of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.The parks in Washington DC are in the National Capital Region, while Delaware only has a portion of Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Trail. The missions of the parks in the region include preservation of American history, and providing outstanding recreational opportunities.

The historical parks trace the beginnings of European exploration, the birth and westward expansion of the nation, and sites of battles during the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and the Civil War.

Recreational areas include outstanding beaches along the Atlantic coast, rafting, canoeing, fishing and related outdoor activities.


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