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The Ghosts of Voyageurs Come Alive at Voyageurs National Park

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Date: September 5, 2013
Contact: Tawnya Schoewe, 218-283-6670

INTERNATIONAL FALLS, MN: Join Voyageurs National Park staff for an evening lantern-lit journey to experience the people and past of Voyageur country. A park ranger portraying Ingvald Walter Stevens (or I.W. as he was commonly known) will lead a group of 30 adventurous souls, on this journey, through the grounds of the Rainy Lake Visitor Center. Characters representing the varied history of the park landscape will emerge from the darkness and delight the group with vignettes of their time.

 

Programs will be presented from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm on the following dates:

ØThursday, September 26, 2013

ØFriday, September 27, 2013

ØSaturday, September 28, 2013

Participants should meet inside the Rainy Lake Visitor Center at 6:30 pm for check-in and preparation.In case of inclement weather, the programs will be held inside.

Participants will use candle-lit lanterns to light the path. The ground is rocky and uneven in places; good footwear is recommended. Please dress for the weather and do not bring headlamps or flashlights.

The program is free but reservations are required. Participants must be five years of age or older. Reservations start on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. Call the Rainy Lake Visitor Center for more information or to make your reservations today. (218) 286-5258.

Ghost of Voyageurs Poster (PDF)

www.nps.gov

Did You Know?

An immature bald eagle perches on a branch on its former nesting tree.

Voyageurs National Park experienced a large, lightning-ignited fire on the Kabetogama Peninsula in 2004. This young eagle survived the fire and returned to its former nesting tree in time for park researchers to take this photo!