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Seneca Falls, NY— Women's Rights National Historical Park is re-opened to visitors.The park has been closed since October 1 due to the lapse in Congressional appropriations.
"We are excited happy to be back at work and welcome visitors to Women's Rights National Historical Park," said Superintendent Ami Ghazala. "Autumn is a particularly special season to enjoy all that Women's Rights National Historical Park has to offer."
Women's Rights National Historical Park resumed normal business operations as of Thursday, October 17th.The Visitor Center is open from 9 AM-5 PM, where visitors can watch the park film and explore the museum exhibits.Ranger guided programs of the Wesleyan Chapel and the Elizabeth Cady Stanton House will be offered daily.The Ranger guided programs will be offeredin the Wesleyan Chapel at10:30 AM and 1:30 PMand at the Elizabeth Cady Stanton House at11:15 AM and 2:15 PM.
On October 24, 2013, the six-part lecture series entitled "Sentiments & Declarations", co-hosted with Hobart and William Smith Colleges, will continue.The second lecture of the series will be, "Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Racist?" presented by Laura Free, Associate Professor of History and Chair of Women's Studies at Hobart and William Smith Colleges.The lecture begins at 5:00 pm in the Guntzel Theater, Women's Rights National Historical Park, 136 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY.Admission is free.
For more information about programs at the park visitors are encouraged to call (315) 568-0024, or visit our website atwww.nps.gov/wori. You can also follow the park's social media sites onFacebook (https://www.facebook.com/womensrightsnps) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/#!/WomensRightsNPS) to learn more about our upcoming programs.
To request email announcements of all park programs, contacte-mail usor
call (315) 568-0024.