National Junior Ranger Day 2008

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Date: April 16, 2008
Contact: Eric Williams, 864-543-4068

(Ninety Six, SC) -- Ninety Six National Historic Site will join National Parks across the country for Junior Ranger Day, Saturday, April 26. Throughout the day the park’s Junior Ranger program will be available at the visitor center for children. The educational activity booklet contains games, puzzles and questions about the historic site, and teaches children the importance of preserving and appreciating history and nature. The activities can be

completed during a park visit. Children may then receive a Junior Ranger badge, certificate, and special Junior Ranger Patch. The booklet is free of charge.

Local Revolutionary War reenactors will also present special historical programs from 10:00am until 2:00pm. At 10:30, 11:30, 12:30 and 1:30 musket drill and firing demonstrations will take place near the log house. Special tours will be available. Check at the VisitorCenter for times and more information. The programs will be entertaining and educational for all ages. Kids will also be able to make a Colonial toss and catch game to take home.  Scout groups and families are encouraged to attend.

The Park features two Revolutionary War battlefields, the original earthen 1781 Star Fort, an authentic 1700s log cabin, museum, ten minute introductory film, VisitorCenter with bookstore, small picnic area, and much more. Come spend the day discovering Ninety Six National Historic Site for yourself. The Park is located 2 miles south of the town of Ninety Six on Highway 248.        

For additional information, visit our website at www.nps.gov/NISI or call (864) 543- 4068. In case of inclement weather, some activities may be cancelled.                              

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Last updated: April 14, 2015

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Ninety Six National Historic Site
1103 Hwy 248

Ninety Six, SC 29666

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(864) 543-4068

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