Chalmette Battlefield To Host National Park Service’s 100th Anniversary Celebration

CHALMETTE, LA – The Restore America’s Parks Campaign will celebrate the centennial of the bill that created the National Park Service – the National Park Service Organic Act – with a birthday party on Thursday, August 25, 2016, at the Chalmette Battlefield Visitor Center Meeting Room, 8606 W. St. Bernard Highway, in Chalmette, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

         Friends and supporters of National Parks of all ages are invited to attend this event celebrating 100 years of “America’s Best Idea.”

         The event will feature information packets about park issues, a member of the Living History Foundation in period dress retelling his personal account of the historic Battle of New Orleans, as well as a birthday cake and other festivities.

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