Park Closure for Thanksgiving Holiday
The park will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. On Friday November 29, 2013, the park will re-open at its regularly scheduled time, 9:00am -5:00pm. We wish you a safe and enjoyable Holiday and we are looking forward to your visit.
Gary Tarleton, HFC
Specifically, the Commercial Services Strategy Plan identifies opportunities to enhance the park's mission and the visitor experience through public/private partnerships. The purpose of the plan is to: Describe the desired future conditions of the park for visitor use and commercial operations; Analyze potential commercially managed visitor services opportunities as recommended by visitors, volunteers, partners, park staff, and other relevant stakeholders; Create a tool for quickly and easily evaluating existing and potential businesses; and, Prioritize business opportunities and outline an action plan for potential implementation.
Did You Know?
August 28, 1963. The largest protest demonstration in U.S. history occurred at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., where 250,000 blacks and whites gathered to lobby for passage of sweeping civil rights measures by Congress. Dr. King thrilled the crowd with his "I Have A Dream" oration.