November Public Programs at War in the Pacific National Historical Park

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Date: October 27, 2016
Contact: Kelly Carroll, 671-333-4050

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Release Date: October 29, 2016
Contact: Kelly Carroll, Lead Park Ranger
Phone: 671-333-4050

November Public Programs at War in the Pacific National Historical Park

November 12, Saturday: 9 am at Ga’an Point - “Keep Guam Beautiful”
This community cleanup will take place at Ga’an Beach - a former WWII invasion beach. Cold water in coolers, protective gloves, and trash bags will be provided. Please bring refillable water bottles and wear closed-toe shoes, hats, and sunscreen. For more information, contact Lisa Aguon at service.learning.doivista@gmail.com.

November 12, Saturday: 2 pm at Visitor Center - “Map Talk: Jorge Cristobal’s Journey”
In commemoration of Veterans Day, join us in honoring Guam Veteran Jorge Cristobal and learn about his amazing journey during World War II. The presentation will be held at the T. Stell Newman Visitor Center. (30 minutes)

November 19, Saturday: 10 am at Visitor Center and Asan Beach – “Why Guam? A Talk and Guided Hike”
Join us for a unique two-part program to answer “Why Guam?”. Learn about Guam’s significance before, during and after the WWII. The first part of the program will be held at the Visitor Center auditorium, followed by a park ranger-led hike up Asan Ridge. Visitors must provide their own transportation from the Visitor Center to Asan Beach. Please make sure your attire is suitable for a hike. Bring water and sun protection. (2.5 hours)

November 20, Sunday: 2 pm at Visitor Center - “Science Sunday”
Science Sunday features current research projects happening right here in Guam and the Micronesian region. For more information on this event, call 333-4050 or email gureefmonitoring@gmail.com. (1 hour)

November 26, Saturday: 10 am at Fonte Plateau – “Fonte Plateau Revealed: The Beginning of the End of the Battle of Guam”
Join a park ranger at Fonte Plateau (on Route 6) to discover how this location was a turning point in the battle to liberate Guam. This program also includes a tour of the underground Japanese communications bunker. (45 minutes)

To contact Park Rangers, please call (671)333-4050 or email at wapa_interpretation@nps.gov



Last updated: October 27, 2016

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