5/22/2013

Brown v. Board site to close on federal holidays

Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site News Release

Contact: Dave Smith
Phone number: (785) 354-4273

Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site
1515 S.E. Monroe Street
Topeka, KS 66612
(785) 354-4273 phone
(785) 354-7213 fax
www.nps.gov/brvb
www.facebook.com/brownvboardnps

Historic site will close for most federal holidays

Topeka, KS –Brown v. Board of Education NHS will be closed on all federal holidays except for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day until further notice. This includes the upcoming Memorial Day on Monday, May 27. Previously, the site was closed annually on Thanksgiving, December 25 and January 1. Any questions regarding this change may be directed to Superintendent Dave Smith at (785 ) 354-4273.

Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site tells the story of the U.S. Supreme Court decision that ended legal segregation in public schools. The site is located at 1515 SE Monroe Street in Topeka, Kansas, and is open free of charge from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily except for most federal holidays. For more information call (785) 354-4273 or visit www.nps.gov/brvb and www.facebook.com/brownvboardnps.

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