Herbert Hoover NHS News Release: Evening Ranger Talks, July Print
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Written by Adam Prato   
Monday, 18 July 2011 13:23
WEST BRANCH, IOWA— National Parks are known for their ranger-led programs
and activities. This summer, rangers at Herbert Hoover National Historic
Site in West Branch, Iowa will offer short 10- to 15-minute talks to
visitors enjoying a summer evening in the park. Come and hear “Historic
Preservation: Why, How, and What?” on Wednesday, July 20 at the Friends
Meetinghouse and “Herbert Hoover’s West Branch” at the intersection of the
Downey and Penn street traces near the Birthplace Cottage on Thursday, July
28. Meet the ranger at 7:00 p.m. on those evenings to hear some things you
may not have known about Herbert Hoover NHS.

On Saturday, July 16 writer M.S. Coe will help kids ages 4 through 6 flex
their poetry muscles through creative movement, drawing, reading, and
writing at Herbert Hoover National Historic Site. “Poetry Sprouts” starts
at the visitor center on Saturday, July 16 at 9:30 a.m. and will last about
one hour. If you are interested in attending, please call (319) 643-2541
before July 16. Parents are invited to stay and participate with their
children. M.S. Coe is the Artist-in-Residence at Herbert Hoover NHS until
July 20.

Herbert Hoover National Historic Site and the Herbert Hoover Presidential
Library and Museum are in West Branch, Iowa at exit 254 off I-80. Both are
open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Time. Parking is limited so please
allow extra time to find a parking space. For more information go online to
www.nps.gov/heho or call (319) 643-2541.

Herbert Hoover National Historic Site
110 Parkside Drive
PO Box 607
West Branch, Iowa  52358

319 643-2541 phone
319 643-7864 fax

Photographs may be available upon request.
Herbert Hoover NHS is on Twitter: @HooverNPS.
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