Archive for July, 2008

Former-National Park Service Director Hartzog Passes Away

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

George B. Hartzog, Jr., the seventh director of the National Park Service (NPS) passed away on June 27, 2008. During his nine-year tenure, 1964 to 1973, Hartzog led the largest expansion of the National Park System in its history. During those nine years, seventy-two sites were added to the National Park System. Read the full article »