10 historic sites all grandkids should see

Showing your grandkids these U.S. landmarks can help them connect to what our country is all about.

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A family trip to historic places is an important experience that connects all generations to our national story. There is no substitute for seeing real places where people made decisions and took actions that changed the course of America’s history.  In 50 Great American Places, I describe sites that are essential for understanding major themes—freedom, war, innovation, diversity, land—that have shaped American identity. Read on for 10 sites worth visiting with the family.