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  • sally freeman
    Attached, and below, please find a news release for the second annual Hometown Tourism Day.  Also attached is a page of tickets which are actually
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 23, 2012
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      Attached, and below, please find a news release for the second annual
      Hometown Tourism Day.  Also attached is a page of "tickets" which are
      actually mini-flyers that can be shared to encourage folks to go to some of
      these attractions on April 21.  (the tickets are not required to
      participate)

      Sally Freeman
      Park Ranger
      Lewis and Clark NHP
      503-861-4424

      (See attached file: Hometown Tourism 12 news release.doc)(See attached
      file: Hometown Tourism Ticket flyer 12a.doc)
                          Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometowns
      Pacific and Clatsop Counties  are known throughout the region for their
      tourist attractions, but have you visited these sites?  If it has been
      awhile since you’ve taken the time to “be a local tourist,” the Hometown
      Tourism Day on Saturday, April 21 might be just the ticket for you.

      Several local sites are working together to offer free or reduced
      admissions or special programs on this day to encourage their neighbors to
      come and see what they have to offer.  Here is a list of the special
      activities available this second annual Hometown Tourism Day.

      Northwest Carriage Museum – 314 Alder St., Raymond – admission discounted
        to $3.00/adult, $1.00/youth, 10:00-4:00
      Pacific County Historical Society & Museum – Hwy 101 at milepost 54, South
        Bend - free admission, 11:00-4:00
      Appelo Archives Center -  1056 SR4, Naselle - free admission, 10:00-2:00
      Cranberry Museum – 2907 Pioneer Rd., Long Beach – free admission & free
        postcard, 10:00-5:00
      Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum – 115 SE Lake, Ilwaco - free admission,
        includes Ilwaco High School Art Show, 10:00-4:00
      Knappton Cove Heritage Center/Columbia River Quarantine Station - free
        admission, exhibits & light refreshments, 1:00-4:00
      Hanthorn Cannery Foundation Museum (Bumble Bee Seafoods Interpretive
        Center) – 100 39th St. - free admission, 9:00-6:00
      ASOC Playhouse - THE REAL LEWIS AND CLARK STORY or How the Finns Discovered
        Astoria, $5.00, 7:30 pm
      Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Fort Clatsop – free admission and
        ranger programs, 9:00-5:00
      Seaside Museum & Historical Society – 570 Necanicum Drive – free admission,
        10:00-4:00

      For more information, call the individual attractions or Sally Freeman at
      503-861-4424.

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