May 21, 2011: Focus on Women in the Revolution
Contact: Susan Jones, 315-338-7730
Rome, NY: On Saturday, May 21 the staff and volunteers at Fort Stanwix National Monument invite you to explore the role of women during the American Revolution. The event is free, and will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Space for the event is limited, so it is recommended that those interested in participating call 315-338-7730 to reserve a seat. Also, it is recommended that participants wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather.
The day’s events include:
Fort Stanwix National Monument is open seven days a week. Admission to the fort is free. For more information about this event and upcoming events please call the park at (315) 338-7730. Please visit the park's web page at www.nps.gov/fost for additional information about the park and up to date news about park events.
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Did You Know?
Out of the approximately 2,000 people who attacked Fort Schuyler/Stanwix, under the command of the British officer Barry St. Leger, only about 200 of them were actually British Regular troops, or "red coats." The rest were a combination of British allied colonists, Indians, and German Regulars. More...