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Historical Society Commemorates National Park

Historical Society Commemorates National Park
The St. John Historical Society will hold its February meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at 7:30 p.m., at the Bellevue Community Center, on Gift Hill. Society Board member Bruce Schoonover will present "The Establishment of the Virgin Islands National Park – The Way It Was…" It is the 50th anniversary of the dedication of the park by Laurance S. Rockefeller. It was in a ceremony held at the bandstand in Cruz Bay that he formally turned over the deeds for over 5,000 acres of land to the Department of the Interior.
For information, contact Margie Labrenz at 693-8808.

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