• Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

    Kennesaw Mountain

    National Battlefield Park Georgia

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.

-NPS-

Did You Know?

The walk by the earthworks leads to the Dead Angle of Cheatham Hill where the fiercest fighting occurred.

Today Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield preserves the locations of and commemorates the major events associated with the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain. It is the only National Park Service property that commemorates the Atlanta Campaign.