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Park Visitor Centers Close Early Due to Hazardous Weather

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Date: January 25, 2013
Contact: Mary Pat Doorley, 440-546-5995, 440-343-7355 (cell)

Brecksville, Ohio - The National Park Service announces the early closure of park visitor centers at 2 p.m. today, Friday, January 25, due to hazardous weather conditions. Boston Store and Canal Visitor Centers will reopen on Saturday, January 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Campfire Tales events scheduled tonight at Happy Days Lodge, from 7 - 8 p.m. has been cancelled. The next scheduled Campfire Tales is on Friday, February 8, Happy Days Lodge, 7 - 8 p.m.

Please call the park's public hotline at 440-546-5960 and www.nps.gov/cuva for up-to-date program information.

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

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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.