Steamtown National Historic Site was created in 1986 to
preserve the history of steam railroading in America,
concentrating on the era 1850 through 1950.
We weren’t supposed to, so we did
what any band of boys would do
& we did it the
In celebration of the National Park Service Centennial in 2016, we commissioned fifty poets to write poems about a park in each of the fifty states for the project Imagine Our Parks with Poems. Take a tour of our National Parks through poems.
|2016||In the Congaree||Samuel Amadon|
|2016||Glacier National Park and the Elegy||Prageeta Sharma|
|2016||Leave No Trace||Maggie Dietz|
|2016||And the Old Man Speaks of Paradise: a Ghazal||Wang Ping|
|2016||Inspiration Point, Bryce Canyon, Utah||Jacqueline Osherow|
|2016||Peace Path||Heid E. Erdrich|
|2016||Homestead National Monument||Twyla M. Hansen|
|2016||Song as Abridged Thesis of George Perkin Marsh’s Man and Nature||Major Jackson|
|2016||White Sands||Arthur Sze|