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Women’s Rights National Historical Park to Show Film about Mount Rainier National Park in Winter Film Festival

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Date: April 7, 2013
Contact: John Stoudt, 315.568.0024

Women's Rights National Historical Park continues its second annual Winter Film Festival by showing a film about Mount Rainier National Park on Friday, April 12, and Saturday, April 13, 2013.

Mount Rainier National Park explores the scenery, animal life, wildflowers, and hiking opportunities of this amazing park in Washington. The park contains of old growth forests and sub-alpine meadows. Mount Rainier is an active volcano encased in more than 35 miles of snow and ice. The running time for Mount Rainier National Park is 70 minutes.

Women's Rights National Historical Park commemorates and preserves the sites associated with the First Women's Rights Convention, held in 1848 in Seneca Falls, New York. "We are proud to be part of the National Park system, and we invite everyone to join us in celebrating our shared history and culture through film," said Superintendent Tammy Duchesne. "The Winter Film Festival is a fun way to learn about our natural parks," added Superintendent Duchesne.

All Winter Film Festival showings will occur at 12:00 Noon on Fridays and Saturdays at the Women's Rights National Historical Park Visitor Center, located at 136 Fall Street in Seneca Falls. All film showings are free of charge. The Winter Film Festival films are intended for a general audience. Visitors are encouraged to call if they are interested in a particular showing as film lengths vary.

For more information, please visit our website at www.nps.gov/wori or call (315) 568-0024.Follow the park's social media sites for Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/womensrightsnps) and Twitter (http://twitter.com/#!/WomensRightsNPS) to learn more about our upcoming programs. Learn about the park's latest activities by reading its most recent newsletter: http://www.nps.gov/wori/parknews/park-newspaper.htm.

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