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Laura Lee, Fort Delaware State Park, 302-834-7941

Ghosts and birds this weekend at the
Port Penn Interpretive Center

PORT PENN (July 10, 2013) – The Port Penn Interpretive Center will present free special events on Friday, July 12 and Saturday, July 13.

Delaware Ghost Stories on Friday, July 12 at 7 p.m., will feature storyteller Ed Okonowicz sharing Delaware’s best ghost stories and legends, including stories of Fort Delaware and the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal.

On Saturday, July 13 at 2 p.m., Phung Luu, an expert in avian behavior and training, brings Birds in Flight to the interpretive center. Participants will be thrilled at the live bird demonstration that features birds taking flight in and around the audience. Luu will also discuss conservation practices and how to make the earth a better home for birds.

The Port Penn Interpretive Center is located at the intersection of Rts. 9 and 2, a few miles south of Delaware City. The Center offers displays and programs which explain the folk life of the historic wetland communities along the shores of the Delaware River. Programs and self-guided walking tours featuring the historic homes of Port Penn and the scenic marshlands surrounding the town are available throughout the summer season. The center is open Fridays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and admission is free.

More information on Port Penn and how to arrange a group tour is available at or by calling Fort Delaware State Park at 302-834-7941. 

Vol. 43, No. 275

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