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National Park’s Winter 2011/2012 Schedule of Events Now Available

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Date: November 16, 2011
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, 440-546-5995

Brecksville, Ohio - The winter 2011/2012 Schedule of Events for Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) is now available online at www.nps.gov/cuva/planyourvisit/events.htm. This event listing includes programs and activities throughout the park for the months of December, January, and February. The schedule is also available at all visitor centers.

An online calendar of events in the Cuyahoga Valley presented by CVNP, Cleveland and Summit County metropolitan park districts, Hale Farm & Village, and more, is available at www.dayinthevalley.com.

CVNP encompasses 33,000 acres along the Cuyahoga River between Cleveland and Akron. Managed by the National Park Service, CVNP combines cultural, historical, recreational, and natural activities in one setting. For more information about the park, visit www.nps.gov/cuva or www.dayinthevalley.com or call 330-657-2752 or 800-257-9477.

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Did You Know?

Image courtesy of Cleveland Museum of Natural History

American Indians in the Cuyahoga Valley were influenced by the Hopewell Culture, which created large mound complexes in central Ohio from 100 B.C. – A.D. 500? In the Cuyahoga Valley, American Indians built small mounds rather than large ceremonial centers.