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    Pea Ridge

    National Military Park Arkansas

Pea Ridge National Military Park Announces Change in Hours of Operation

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Date: March 1, 2013

Due to mandatory 5% budget cuts, Pea Ridge National Military Park will be open from 8 AM until 5PM every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day beginning March 1, 2013. The park visitor center will be open from 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM those same days. Further cuts may be necessary to fulfill the parks budget cut obligations in the future.

Visitor should check our website www.nps.gov/peri or call (479)-451-8122 to ensure that other services or operations are still available.

Did You Know?

A painting by H. Wilson indicates the store was on the east side of Wire Rd., but until recently a stone foundation stood on the west side.

Pratt’s Store was Curtis’ headquarters, a strategic spot at the junction of Wire Road and the Leetown battlefield. It is uncertain as to whether the original store was on the east or west side of the road.