Kathy Cherry Books

October 2019

White House

Happy 227th anniversary to the White House! Construction started on this iconic building back 227 years ago in Washington DC. Every President since John Adams has lived in it since 1800. The White House stands about 55,000 square feet, six floors, and has 132 rooms. A few fun facts about the White House: • John Quincy …

White House Read More »

National Trails System Act

The National Trails System Act created the National Trails System back today in 1968.  The Act created national trails to promote the enjoyment and appreciation of trails while encouraging greater public access. The Act established four classes of trails: national scenic trails, national historic trails, national recreation trails, and side or connecting trails. The first …

National Trails System Act Read More »

Happy 129th to Yosemite!

Happy 129th anniversary to Yosemite National Park! In 1890, President Benjamin Harrison signed the legislation creating the nation’s third national park. The establishment of Yosemite National Park preserved over 1,500 square miles of land. Yosemite National Park is located in central California in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Yosemite ignites many images when you say its …

Happy 129th to Yosemite! Read More »

Scroll to Top