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April 2008 Open House

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Date: March 28, 2008
Contact: Lynn Cullivan, 415-561-7006

Meet Our Staff, Learn About Projects, Provide Comments
In the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park Visitor Center
Hyde and Beach Streets, 4-7PM, Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Please join San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park staff for a public Open House in the park’s Visitor Center (corner of Hyde and Jefferson Streets, San Francisco) from 4-7PM on Wednesday, April 23, 2008. Learn about ongoing projects, hear about upcoming programs, and discover new opportunities to participate in local education and preservation initiatives.

There will be no set program – arrive at any time, and stay as long as you like.

Staffed discussion stations will include: Capital Construction, Interpretation, Aquatic Park Historic District, Historic Vessels, Volunteers, Museum Collections, San Francisco Maritime National Park Association, and the Friends of the San Francisco Maritime Museum Library.

For more information, please contact Lynn Cullivan at 415-561-7006, or lynn_cullivan@nps.gov.

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Clipper card, SAFR 16981

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