Contact: Park Ranger Curt Jacquot, (360) 569-6577-_-_
Saturday Evening August 18 at Longmire!< /strong>
On Saturday August 18, Mount Rainier National Park will
present Shadows of the Past, a ‘living history’ program. Volunteers and
staff in costumes will portray important individuals from the park’s past.
The early story of Mount Rainier and the National Park Service from 1883
through 1916 will be told. Lead Rangers will guide groups along the Trail
of the Shadows in Longmire. Historical figures will emerge from the
darkness while volunteers with lanterns illuminate the scene!
The free program lasts about 80 minutes. Admission to the park is $15 for private vehicles.
Longmire is six miles east of the park’s southwest Nisqually Entrance.
Walks will leave (rain or shine) from in front of the National Park Inn at
Longmire at 8:30 PM, 8:50 PM, 9:10 PM, and 9:30 PM. Those attending should
bring warm clothing, sturdy footwear, insect repellant, and a flashlight.