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We're counting down to BrickFair VA 2016! This large LEGO® convention will take place Aug. 6-7 at Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, Va., and will feature creative LEGO® vignettes of national parks.

Stop by the Eastern National booth and be magically transported via “green screen” technology into a beautiful national park setting. Enjoy a photo keepsake, meet Park Rangers and learn about the Every Kid in a Park program. Eastern National is excited to celebrate the National Park Service Centennial at Brickfair LEGO Fan Festivals. Learn more: www.brickfair.com/ #BrickFair #Lego
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Save the Date! Cape Symphony will perform at Cape Cod National Seashore on Aug. 25. Eastern National is proud to partner with the seashore and fund this musical event in honor of the National Park Service Centennial. #capecod ... See MoreSee Less

Cape Symphony Centennial Celebration Family Concert

August 25, 2016, 6:00pm - August 25, 2016, 7:00pm

Join us for this FREE outdoor concert as we celebrate 100 Years of the National Park Service! As the sun begins to set, and with the tranquil Salt Pond and the Atlantic as the backdrop, the symphony will perform pieces that reflect on nature and the value of parks and the natural world. Sponsored by Eastern National, the national seashore's bookstore and Highland Light partner.

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Sunny Mind Productions hit it out of the park with their community-engaged film on the three national parks of Boston: Boston National Historical Park, Boston African American National Historic Site and Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park. We're thrilled that Eastern National funds were used to support the project, which featured Boston youth filmmakers and voice actors from Sociedad Latina and ZUMIX.

The film premiered at Fenway Park on July 9 as part of a celebration of the National Park Service centennial that included a ceremonial first pitch by Superintendent Michael Creasey. #bostonma
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Enjoy sweeping views of Washington, D.C., at this week's free outdoor movie, Ageless Friends, at Netherlands Carillion in Arlington, Va. The July 20th event is sponsored by the Trust for the George Washington Memorial Parkway—the friends group of the George Washington Memorial Parkway- GWMP (U.S. National Park Service).

Stop by the Eastern National merchandise table, enjoy nearby food trucks, and watch a screening under the stars! Learn more: ow.ly/9NC2302mOgF. #StayArlington #arlingtonva
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The eParks National Seashore sale starts now! Select seashore items are 20% OFF for a limited time: ow.ly/uoEH302ftLe.

PLUS, get a FREE Centennial tote with $50 purchase using code: CENTTOTE
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"We are thrilled to have Waite & Peirce in the Central Wharf Warehouse...helping to support the interpretation of America's maritime heritage."
-Paul DePrey, Superintendent of Salem Maritime National Historic Site

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held July 14 at Waite & Peirce, Eastern National's new store on the Derby Wharf. The store celebrates the boldness of Aaron Waite (1742-1830) and Jerathmiel Peirce (1747-1827), merchants who helped transform Salem, Mass., into America's epicenter of international trade.

Eastern National is proud to partner with Salem Maritime National Historic Site. Hope you can join us for the celebration!

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Waite & Peirce Ribbon-Cutting

July 14, 2016, 1:30pm - July 14, 2016, 3:00pm

You're invited to the ribbon-cutting ceremony (1:30PM) at Waite & Peirce: Authentic and Exotic Goods--the new store on the Derby Wharf that celebrates the boldness of Aaron Waite (1742-1830) and Jerathmiel Peirce (1747-1827). Waite & Peirce were privateers and patriots who transformed Salem into America’s epicenter of international trade. Special guests include Kimberley Driscoll, Mayor of Salem; Kevin C. Kissling, President & CEO, Eastern National; Paul DePrey, Superintendent, Salem Maritime National Historic Site. Featuring reenactors Aaron Waite (1742-1830) and Jerathmiel Peirce and rope-making activities (2-4PM)

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Thousands of Republican National Convention delegates will be arriving in Cleveland this weekend, and James A. Garfield National Historic Site, located in nearby Mentor, will be hosting a number of special events including the popular Civil War encampment weekend, July 16-17.

Partners since 2009, Eastern National is proud to provide funding for the encampment weekend, one of the site's signature events during the National Park Service Centennial. Learn more: ow.ly/Ljd13028YYL
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Our most popular annual event returns next weekend! Join us for the 7th annual Civil War encampment weekend at James A. Garfield NHS! We'll have reenactors providing marching and firing demonstrations, numerous special presentations by speakers, visits from such notables as U.S. Grant, Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and several of Lincoln's Generals, Civil War music, and much more! There will be kids' activities available both days! Join us beginning Friday night, July 15 at 7 p.m. when the Northeast Ohio Civil War Round Table hosts its 4th annual speaker symposium in our auditorium. Author John Fazio will speak on the Lincoln assassination, and there will be a round table panel discussing several different Civil War topics. The encampment runs rain or shine from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. However, on Saturday night we'll have several special events open to the public starting at 6 p.m., including a second presentation by John Fazio, a campfire program on Civil War soldiers, and an outdoor showing (with permission) of the popular film "Glory"! All of our encampment events are FREE of charge! Come enjoy our largest annual event, made possible this year by a generous grant from Eastern National!

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Tomorrow: Don't miss your opportunity to walk the grounds of a once prominent estate not otherwise open to the public. It's also the chance to walk in the footprints of Major Generals Lafayette and “Mad” Anthony Wayne, heroes of the American Revolution.

Eastern National is proud to be part of the Retreat to Green Spring event and will have a small sales area for park-related purchases.
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Retreat to Green Spring 235th Anniversary of the Battle of Green Spring Colonial National Historical Park wishes to extend an invitation to the public to visit historic Green Spring near Jamestown, in James City County. The site was formerly the residence of Sir William Berkley, Governor of Virginia in 1641. The Retreat from Green Spring is a commemoration of the 235th anniversary of the Battle of Green Spring hosted by Colonial National Historical Park and the Friends of Green Spring. On the 9th of July, the plantation site will be open to the public. Visitors will have a rare opportunity to walk the grounds of a once prominent estate, and in the footprints of Major Generals Lafayette and “Mad” Anthony Wayne, heroes of the American Revolution. Colonial National Historical Park has arranged, with the assistance of the Friends of Green Spring, Rangers and volunteers to conduct tours of the site. There will be displays and demonstrations reminiscent of the period, such as musket demonstrations, cannon demonstrations, and a military medicine program as well. In addition, Eastern National will have a small sales area for park-related purchases. Access to the site will only be permitted via a free shuttle that will begin at 9:00 am, leaving from the National Park Service Neck of Land facility (near kilometer marker K32 on the Colonial Parkway) and Historic Jamestowne Visitor Center parking lot. Shuttles will run regularly through 4:30 pm. Advance reservations are not available, and “first come, first served” is the order of the day. Water and rest facilities will be available at the site. It is recommended that visitors bring a snack or lunch as food will not be available. Sunscreen and insect repellent is highly recommended. Come spend Saturday, the 9th of July, 2016 at the site of historic Green Spring. Take advantage of this National Park Service property not otherwise open to the public. “Come Find Your Park” in this, the 100th year of America’s best idea!

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