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Wee Read! Storytime Program Launched at Kennesaw Mountain NBP

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Date: August 17, 2007

Kennesaw Mountain News Release

[August 10, 2007]

For Immediate Release

Benita Duling 770-427-4686

"’Wee Read! Storytime Program’ Launched at Kennesaw Mountain"

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is announcing its new educational program aimed at young audiences. Children aged four to eight can participate in "Wee Read Storytime," where youngsters are read kid-friendly stories and participate in related activities.

"Storytime" is part of the Battlefield’s "Reading Rewards" program, an educational program that encourages Pre-K, elementary, middle and high school students to read about various topics on natural and cultural history and be rewarded for doing so. "Wee Read Storytime" provides little ones with an alternative way to learn about the Civil War.

All "Storytime" programs begin at 2:00 p.m. in the Visitor Center and last for approximately 30 minutes. The dates are as follows and are subject to change pending available personnel: August 26, September 9, September 16, October 14, October 21, and November 4, 2007. The program is free and open to public.

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Did You Know?

The walk from the parking area to the main area of fighting at Cheatham Hill.

Did you know that a temporary truce was called at Cheatham Hill [aka The Dead Angle] by Col. William H. Martin of the 1st Arkansas Regiment so that the dead and injured could be removed. The battle resumed once the bodies were removed.