93-days until the National Park Service Centennial

May 24th, 2016 brings us 93-days away from the National Park Service Centennial. In this edition of the #CentennialCountdown we dig into the archives of the Directors Report to the Secretary of the Interior and look at some history from 1923, a huge thanks to Neel for helping track down these resources!

'Every man, woman and child has a vested interest in these great playgrounds that have been turned over to them for use, and that must be passed on intact to their children and children's children. They are a great national heritage.'

Carlsbad Caverns is created as a National Monument on October 23rd, 1923