Special Junior Ranger Program Opportunities at Fort Donelson


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News Release Date: June 14, 2011

Contact: Susan Hawkins, (931)232-5706, ext. 104

Dover, Tennessee—Volunteers and park staff will offer Junior Ranger Programs this summer featuring art, animal habitats, and Civil War history.Scouts, summer schools, and families are encouraged to attend. All program materials are free.

On July 10, International Park Volunteer Jean Barley will share her knowledge of art and animal habitats.Students will get a chance to create their own animal prints.The program begins at 2 pm in the park pavilion near the visitor center.

On July 2 and August 6, Rangers and volunteers will offer programs about children and women during the Civil War period.Both programs are offered at 2 pm at the Historic Dover Hotel.

The National Park Service preserves and interprets the site of the 1862 Battle of Fort Donelson, which includes the Civil War fort, earthworks, monuments, historic Dover Hotel, national cemetery, and natural and cultural resources at Fort Heiman, Kentucky.Please contact the park staff for more information at 931-232-5706 x 101.

Last updated: April 14, 2015

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