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Contact: Dilcia Gonzalez, 787/729-6777 ext. 239
Come celebrate Veterans Day and enjoy military history at your National Park. In honor of the day, San Juan National Historic Site will offer free admission to visitors on Wednesday, November 11, 2009. In 2006, the National Park Service began commemorating Veterans Day nationwide with a fee-free celebration day in appreciation for the service and sacrifice of American veterans. Park personnel will proudly welcome Veterans and their families to both fortifications in honor of the military on Veterans Day.
“We are pleased to once again honor our Veterans by providing free admission to Castillo San Felipe del Morro and Castillo San Cristobal on Veterans Day” said Superintendent Walter J. Chavez. Chavez added “his thanks to all the men and women who have served to protect us and our country, including those on our staff…”
San Juan National Historic Site is comprised of Castillo San Felipe del Morro, Castillo San Cristóbal, Fort San Juan de La Cruz (El Cañuelo), Paseo del Morro, the San Juan Gate, and most of the City Wall. The Park is open everyday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. except on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. The regular admission charge to San Juan NHS is $3.00 per fort for adults (16 and over). A combo pass, valid for seven days, is available for $5.00 to visit both fortifications. Children 15 and under are free.
For more information please call (787)729-6777 or access https://www.nps.gov/saju.