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Celebrate Independence Day with a special program at the Travertine Nature Center

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Date: June 25, 2010
Contact: Eric Leonard, 580 622-7282

To commemorate the 234th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, the Travertine Nature Center will host a special display of historic flags of the United States of America. Collected by Mr. Ducky Day of the Platt National Park American Legion Post #148, the flags will be on display in the Nature Center auditorium on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday of the July 4th holiday weekend. Mr. Day will conduct special programs about the flags throughout the day in the Nature Center auditorium Friday through Monday. Park staff invites visitors to beat the summer heat while learning about our nation's history.

For more information about this program, please contact the Travertine Nature Center 580 622-7234.

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NPS director Russell Dickenson

Russell E. Dickenson, eleventh Director of the National Park Service (May, 1980-March, 1985) served as Chief Ranger at Platt National Park [the present-day Platt Historic District in Chickasaw National Recreation Area] from 1953 to 1955. More...