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Long Island State Parks Celebrate Black History Month

The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is pleased to announce Black History Month 2020 at several Long Island State Parks.

The month-long celebration highlights some of America’s notable African Americans and their accomplishments through informative posters and pictures. We invite you to visit us to learn more about these great Americans and their impact on American history and culture.

Displays will be set up for the month of February and admission is free. Please call the park directly to confirm hours.

Picture Displays throughout the month of February are at these Long Island State Parks:

LI State Parks Regional Headquarters-Lobby 631-321-3510

Monday-Friday 10:00am-4:00 pm

Jones Beach State Park-Field 4-Central Mall 516-785-1600

Daily 8:30am-4:00pm

Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park-Visitor Center 516-922-8600

Daily 10:00am-4:00pm

For more information please call the park directly or visit

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