For more than a decade, the Department of the Interior and the Department of Energy have collaborated to create a national park that chronicles the stories of people, events, science, and engineering behind the Manhattan Project.
The new Manhattan Project National Historical Park, with sites in Oak Ridge, Tennessee
; Hanford, Washington
; and Los Alamos, New Mexico
, preserves the sites, facilities,
equipment, artifacts, and stories
associated with this the unprecedented top-secret project to produce the world’s first atomic weapons.