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Women’s Rights National Historical Park Open Late during “It’s A Wonderful Life” Festival

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Date: November 28, 2012
Contact: Jamie Wolfe, 315.568.0024

SENECA FALLS, NY - Park Superintendent Tammy Duchesne announced today that the visitor center at 136 Fall Street will be open from 9:00 am until 8:00 pm on December 8, 2012. Visitors may view the 30-minute introductory film "Dreams of Equality," and tour the park's permanent and special weekend exhibits. "Everyone is invited to join us for all of our activities and special exhibits during the festival weekend," Superintendent Duchesne stated.

In celebration of the "It's a Wonderful Life" Festival, a variety of new activities are planned:

·December 8 and 9 9:30 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 - 3:00. Children 12 and under may build a Holiday ornament or a craft to take home.

·Weekend display of Seneca County Historian Walter Gable's collection of vintage Holiday cards in the visitor center.

·A special exhibit of selections of Richard Hunt's personal papers.

"A festival that celebrates the goodness in all of us is a great way to get in the Holiday spirit," added Duchesne.

Women's Rights National Historical Park is open from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm daily, except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.For information about park programs and hours, call 315.568.0024 or visit the web at www.nps.gov/wori. You may also follow the park's social media sites for Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/womensrightsnps and Twitter at http://twitter.com/#!/WomensRightsNPS to learn more about our upcoming programs.

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