The Society for History in the Federal Government
The Annual Richard G. Hewlett Lecture
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October 20, 2016
“The National Park Service at Its 100th Anniversary”
The WILSON CENTER
One Woodrow Wilson Plaza
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20004-3027
This year’s Hewlett Lecture celebrated the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, founded through the Organic Act on August 25, 1916.
The 37th annual Richard G. Hewlett Lecture and Reception was held at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC, on October 20. The panel discussed the National Park Service and its history during this year’s 100th anniversary of its founding and the agency’s history and its year-long celebrations. A question-and-answer session followed.