Happy 100th Birthday to the National Park Service!
The National Park Service was founded 100 years ago on August 25, 1916 by President Woodrow Wilson. Reporting to the U.S. Department of the Interior, the National Park Service protects and makes accessible hundreds of historic sites, monuments, parks, and recreation areas throughout the United States and its territories. National Parks, like public libraries, museums, and archives, are some of our greatest treasures as a nation and provide a wonderful opportunity for individuals and families to engage with U.S. history and nature.
Here in the Music Division we love National Parks! We invite you to celebrate the parks during the centennial by exploring musical representations of some of the most famous sites in the National Parks system, such as the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, the Lincoln Memorial, and many more! You can search for park-related sheet music via our online catalog. Below are some highlights from the Music Division’s collections. We invite you to find your park!