Today at Landmark ParkMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: May 06 2017 8:32 AM
Today from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Kids of all ages will have a chance to see over 50 big trucks up close and learn about their uses at the annual Touch A Truck event at Landmark Park. Along with the vehicles on display from local companies, representatives will be on site to teach kids about safety. Refreshments will be available. Admission to Touch A Truck is $7 for adults, $5 for kids and free for children 2 and under and for park members. Touch A Truck is sponsored by WDHN, The Joy 94.3 FM, Bedsole Ice Cream, Slingluff United Insurance, Holland Manufacturing, Coffman International and Houston County Farm City Committee. To see a complete list of the vehicles that will be at Touch A Truck, visit www.landmarkparkdothan.com.
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