United States – Charles Young, First African American superintendent of federal parkland

Charles Young (March 12, 1864 – January 8, 1922) achieved many honors in the United States military.  He was the third African-American to graduate from the United States Military Academy, the first black military attaché, and the first Black man to achieve the rank of colonel in the United States Army.   When he died in … Continue reading United States – Charles Young, First African American superintendent of federal parkland