Events at NPS
Columbus Day is a federal holiday observed on the second Monday in October.
Veterans Day will be observed on Friday, November 10 to honor the men and woman who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.
Provost Lecture Series
The Sun Never Sets on Crew Endurance Research: Optimizing Human Performance on the High Seas, in the Arctic, and Beyond
Thanksgiving Day is a federal holiday celebrated on November 23. In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims held a three-day feast to celebrate a bountiful harvest.
Many regard this event as the nation's first Thanksgiving.
To learn more about the history of Thanksgiving, please visit usa.gov.