Nicodemus National Historic Site alters hours

NICODEMUS -- The National Park Service is changing its visitor center hours at Nicodemus National Historic Site. The visitor center will be closed on all Sundays and federal holidays, as of Oct. 6. The visitor center will be open from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and will continue to offer the park film, tours and interpretive programs.

According to a news release, the park plans to expand educational outreach in the coming fiscal year to get more local schools to the park, as well as virtually through distance education.

The historic site includes five buildings: First Baptist Church, St. Francis Hotel, Nicodemus School District No. One, African Episcopal Church and Township Hall.