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    Petrified Forest

    National Park Arizona

Anniversary and Holiday Open House at Petrified Forest

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Date: October 21, 2008
Contact: Hallie Larsen, 928-524-6228 x274

Petrified Forest—On December 8, 2008, celebrate Petrified Forest National Park’s 102nd Anniversary!

 

Activities at Petrified Forest include:

 

  • Anniversary and Holiday Open House at the Painted Desert National Historic Landmark from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Dec. 8—enjoy hot drinks, cookies, and holiday cheer.

 

  • Cultural demonstrator Otto Lucio will demonstrate Zuni silversmith and jewelry-making on Dec. 8 from 10 am to 4 pm. He will have some of his beautiful work available for sale through the Petrified Forest Museum Association.

 

  • 10:00 am Tour of Puerco Pueblo and Petroglyphs, discover the ancestral Puebloan people.

 

  • 11:00 am Rainbow Forest Museum: Late Triassic Ranger Program, learn about petrified wood and the ancient environment.

 

  • 1:00 pm Tour of the Painted Desert Inn: look for the architectural details that reflect the region’s rich heritage, including a skylight by the CCC and murals by Hopi artist Fred Kaboti.

 

For more information call (928) 524-6228 weekdays, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time; or write to the Superintendent, Petrified Forest National Park, P.O. Box 2217, Petrified Forest, AZ 86028; or e-mail the park.

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