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Contact: Tracy Swartout, Deputy Superintendent, 360-569-6502
On Monday, July 21, Mount Rainier will host the park's first naturalization ceremony for individuals who will become United States citizens. The special ceremony will begin at 3:00 p.m. at the patio area adjacent to the Henry M. Jackson Memorial Visitor Center located at Paradise. Sixteen individuals from nine countries are expected to declare their Oath of Allegiance to the United States of America as they become new U.S. citizens.
This special ceremony is one of several being held in National Park Service areas throughout the country this summer, and is a partnership between the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, and the National Park Service.
The public is welcome to attend.