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09/12/16

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Honey Springs Battlefield Visitor Center Building Dedication

RENTIESVILLE, Okla. — The Friends of Honey Springs Battlefield and the Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) will be hosting an open house at the Honey Springs Battlefield Visitor Center on Thursday, September 15, from 3 to 8 p.m. “Zenith Construction of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, has completed their construction contract and construction of the exhibits will be underway shortly,” said Kathy Dickson, director of museums and historic sites for the OHS. The press is invited to talk to key national, statewide and local partners for the project at 10:15 a.m. on the morning of the open house.

What:             Press event for completed Honey Springs Battlefield Visitor Center

Who:              Lisa Mensah, Under Secretary for Rural Development, USDA
                      Ryan McMullen, State Director for Rural Development, USDA
                      Dr. Bob Blackburn, Executive Director, Oklahoma Historical Society

When:            Thursday, September 15, 2016, 10:15 a.m.

Where:           1863 Honey Springs Battlefield Road, Checotah, OK 74426

For more information contact Kathy Dickson at 405-522-5231 or kdickson@okhistory.org.





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