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DAHNHP & Dunbar House to Close Early on Feb. 12, 2017


Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park & Paul Laurence Dunbar House Historic Site to Close Early on Feb. 12, 2017

• Early Park Closure due to All-Staff Meeting, Feb. 12

• Rescheduling of Dunbar Literary Circle to Feb. 19

Early Park Closure (Corrected)

DAYTON, OHIO, Updated Februay 7, 2017 - On Sunday, February 12th, 2017, the facilities at Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park (DAHNHP), the Huffman Prairie Interpretive Center (HPIC), and the Paul Laurence Dunbar House Historic Site (PLD) will close their doors early for an all-staff meeting.

The facilities at DAHNHP will open at 9 A.M. and will close at 11:45 P.M. The facilities at HPIC will open at 9 A.M. and will close at 11:30. The Paul Laurence Dunbar House Historic Site will open at 10 A.M. and will close at 11:45 P.M. All sites will return to their normal business hours, on Wednesday, February 15th for DAHNHP and HPIC, and on Friday, February 17th for the PLD site.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Your patience and continued patronage is deeply appreciated.

For more information about programs and events at Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, please contact Jewel Harris. For information about programs and events at the Paul Laurence Dunbar House Historic Site, please contact Gregg Smith, (gregg_smith@nps.gov). You may also visit: www.nps.gov/daav, or call: 937-225-7705 to learn more.

This press release has been updated to reflect the proper closure times.

Dunbar Literary Circle:

NOTE: Normally the Dunbar literary circle meets the second Sunday of the month but due to the Dunbar visitor center and Dayton's National Park being closed from noon to 4:00 pm on Sunday, February 12 for an all staff meeting, the literary circle has been rescheduled for February 19. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Your patience and continued patronage is deeply appreciated.

Join us on Sunday, February 19th, 2:00 to 4:00 pm, as we share poetry and short stories about the value of education at our Dunbar Literary Circle. Come read a passage from your favorite poet or writer or simply listen and enjoy the recitation from others. Light refreshments follow the readings and discussion.


Location

Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park 

16 S. Williams St., Dayton, OH 45402

Visitor Center:

For details and seasonal date schedules see https://www.nps.gov/daav/planyourvisit/hours.htm

or please call (937) 225-7705 for the current park schedule.

Parking:

From W. Third St., turn south on Williams St and then turn left on Fourth St. Go 1/2 block and turn left into the Visitor Center parking area.

CLICK HERE for a parking map.

See the Visitor Center page for details on hours.

Travel Note - Third St. Bridge closure:

The Third Street Bridge will be CLOSED beginning Jan. 1, 2020 until approximately Oct. 2021. Visitors can use the Fifth St. Bridge or the Salem Ave. Bridge as detours from downtown Dayton. A file with more detailed instructions for visitors traveling from the north or south via I-75, or from the east and west via US35 can be downloaded by CLICKING HERE.

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