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Women’s Rights NHP News Release
Release date: Immediate
Contact(s): Denise DeLucia
Phone number: 315-568-2995
Release Number: 17-13
Seneca Falls, NY – Twenty candidates will state the oath of citizenship and be presented certificates by the U. S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. This is one of many naturalization ceremonies taking place in national parks during Citizenship Week under a partnership between the National Park Service and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
“How fitting to take the oath of citizenship here at Women’s Rights National Historical Park,” stated Noemi Ghazala, Superintendent of Women’s Rights National Historical Park. “National Parks are a uniquely American idea. It is an honor to welcome these new citizens here at Women’s Rights National Historical Park.”
The ceremony will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 18th, at the Wesleyan Chapel in Women’s Rights National Park. Parking is available in the park’s parking lot and on the street. The Honorable Marian W. Payson will convene a special session of the U. S. District Court of the Western District of New York in the Wesleyan Chapel, and she will administer the oath of citizenship in the naturalization ceremony.
The National Park Service and USCIS partnership agreement helps introduce new citizens to some of the nation’s most significant natural resources and cultural heritage sites. These historic and picturesque sites provide an ideal backdrop for citizenship ceremonies, where new citizens can learn about and reflect on American identity and the responsibilities of citizenship.
Several organizations will participate including the Buffalo Passport Agency, representatives from the Daughters of the Historic Park is open daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. For more information about the park and upcoming programs, please visit the website www.nps.gov/wori or call (315) 568-2991. American Revolution, and a barbershop quartet. Women’s Rights National Follow us on Facebook (@WomensRightsNPS), Twitter (#WomensRightsNPS) and Instagram (WomensRightsNPS) Join the Friends of Women’s Rights National Historical Park at www.womensrightsfriends.org. If you would like to receive email announcements about other upcoming events, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to subscribe