Solar Eclipse Party at Landmark ParkMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Aug 02 2017 2:07 PM
Experience a once in a lifetime event! The solar eclipse will be between 87% and 92% visible in our area. Landmark Park will offer free eclipse glasses to the first 300 people to come on August 21 (glasses will also be available for purchase for $3), plus Planetarium shows ($3 per person, free for members), craft activities, handouts and information, live streaming from NASA, wagon rides, and the Martin Drugstore will be open. Free with paid gate admission ($4 for adults, $3 for kids, free for members). Registration required, call 334-794-3452.
Landmark Park is a 135-acre natural science and history museum located on the outskirts of Dothan. Features of the park include nature trails, a planetarium, playground, picnic areas, an elevated boardwalk, a turn-of-the-century farmstead with sheep, chickens, cows and other farm animals and crops typical of an 1890s farm.
In addition, the park includes a drugstore with operating soda fountain, one-room school, general store, and historic church, all preserved from the surrounding area. The park is open Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and on Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. Regular admission is $4 adults, $3 for children and is free for park members and children age 2 and under.
The park is located on U.S. Hwy 431 North, three miles north of Dothan’s Ross Clark Circle. For more info, call 334-794-3452 or visit www.landmarkparkdothan.com.