Prologue Magazine

Prologue | Fall 2016

Vol. 48, no. 3

Lake McDonald, Glacier National ParkCentennial—The Park Service's Stewardship of Natural and Man-made Wonders

We celebrate the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service.



St Louis Gateway ArchA Gateway to the West

The Gateway Arch in St. Louis was decades in the making.



Charles Guiteau - cartoon from Puck MagazineA Stalwart of Stalwarts: Garfield's Assassin Sees Deed as a Special Duty

Trace the evolution of Charles Guiteau, the Presidential assassin who killed James Garfield in 1881.


Declaration of IndependenceThe Declaration of Independence and the Hand of Time

Although the Declaration is now closely protected in the National Archives, mysteries remain about its treatment for many of its 240 years.




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