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Virgin Islands National Park – Public Notice
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO THE UNVEILING OF A COMMEMORATIVE MARKER ON DECEMBER 13TH IN CELEBRATION OF THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF VIRGIN ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK.
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ST. JOHN, USVI -- Virgin Islands National Park
Please join the staff of Virgin Islands National Park and the Friends of Virgin Islands National Park in celebrating the 60th anniversary of the establishment of Virgin Islands National Park. A commemorative marker honoring Julius E. Sprauve, Laurance S. Rockefeller, and Frank Stick will be unveiled at the event, which begins at 10:00 a.m. on December 13th at the Philanthropy Garden in front of the Cruz Bay Visitor Center. The marker, made possible by the generous support of the Friends of Virgin Islands National Park, recognizes the significant contribution of these three men in the establishment of the park, established in 1956 to preserve the outstanding scenic and other features of national significance found on St John.
Speakers at this informal ceremony will include Elroy Sprauve, Bruce Schoonover, and Rafe Boulon. Cake and refreshments will be served.
Please contact Dave Worthington at (340) 693-8950, ext. 224 should you have any questions.