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Tue Jun 18 13:59:00 MDT 2013

Montana State Parks News - Region 3


(Three Forks, MT) – Montana State Parks ( announced today:

What: Missouri Headwaters State Park Summer Speaker Series presentation, “Medicine Wheels and Stars.” The 2013 speaker series theme is Montana Traditions and Expressions.

The Missouri Headwaters is an ideal place to demonstrate why astronomical medicine wheels are well-suited for regions where rivers run through high prairies, surrounded by mountains.

When: Saturday, June 22 at 7pm

Where: Missouri Headwaters State Park picnic area, 1585 Trident Road, Three Forks, MT 59752. (406) 285-3610

The park is located four miles north of Three Forks, just off of interstate 90. Please bring your own chairs.

For more information about the state park:

(The rain location is the United Methodist Church Annex building, 116 East Cedar Street, Three Forks, Montana.)

Presenter: Ivy Merriot is a PhD candidate in American Studies, MSU-Bozeman. She holds an M.A. in History and a B.A. in Philosophy. She is a Montana and New Mexico certified astronomy teacher; coordinator of star parties (Southwest Montana Astronomical Society); archaeoastronomy curriculum author (Project Archaeology, BLM); and is certified through the National Association of Interpretation.

Sponsors: Headwaters Chapter of the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation, Sacagawea Hotel, Missouri Headwaters State Park.

Enjoy the Missouri Headwaters State Park Speaker Series--Saturday evenings throughout the summer. A marshmallow roast follows each program.

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Dave Andrus,
Park Manager,
Missouri Headwaters State Park

Anne Ore
Park Ranger,
Missouri Headwaters State Park