The John D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act was signed into law on March 12, 2019, and outlined the creation of the Reconstruction Era National Historic Network. This network, managed by Reconstruction Era National Historical Park, includes sites and programs that are affiliated with the Reconstruction Era, but not necessarily managed by the National Park Service. The network facilitates and reviews Reconstruction Era related research and collaboration with affiliated sites and programs through agreements and partnerships. This network is nationwide and works to provide opportunities for visitors to connect to the stories of Reconstruction.
Join Park Ranger Chris Barr for a virtual tour and learn about the integration of newly freed African Americans into social society after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation in Beaufort County, SC
Find out more about the Gullah Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor Commission here.