Independence: The Creation of a National Park


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Carefully researched and fully documented, Independence chronicles the history of the cradle of liberty that is Independence National Historical Park, the historical site most closely connected with the nation's founding. Constance M. Greiff illustrates how the park was shaped by national events and conditions in Philadelphia, change and growth within the National Park Service, and the interpersonal and political struggles among the key people involved in the park's development. She traces the process by which the ...

Independence: The Creation of a National Park 1987, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9780812280470