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Sweitzer Lake StoryWalk®
August 25, 2019
An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until August 31, 2019
The July-August story at Sweitzer Lake State Park is America the Beautiful written by Katharine Lee Bates and Illustrated by Chris Gall. From his unique perspective as the great, great grandnephew of “America the Beautiful” writer, Katharine Lee Bates, Chris Gall transforms this beloved patriotic song into monumental works of art–from purple mountain majesties to gleaming alabaster cities. Honoring his ancestry and national pride, Gall pairs the beautiful lyrics with striking illustrations of notable American images such as Pike’s Peak, the Tuskgee Airmen, and firefighters raising the American flag at Ground Zero.
Find out how the story goes on the Sweitzer Lake Trail in July and August. Then, stop by Delta Library for an activity related to the story.
Contact Delta Library at 970.874.9630 for more information.