Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Learn an 18th Trade by Volunteering!
Contact: Susan Jones, 315-336-2090
The 2005 season at Fort Stanwix National Monument is shaping up to be another exciting year. The help and input of the volunteers of Fort Stanwix National Monument make it even better!
The Artisan workshops are held on the following dates in June:
June 5 - Intro to trades, Indentured Servant Primer I
June 12 - 18th Century Carpentry and Coopering and Basket making in North East America
June 19 - Blacksmithing
June 26 - Indentured Servant Primer II -
If you would like to learn more about these 18th century trades, please contact Susan Jones, Park Ranger at (315) 336-2090.
Did You Know?
Wampum are white whelk & purple quahog clam shells. Strung together, they are reminders of past events. Wampum belts may serve as a message or letter of introduction. Treaty agreements can be preserved in wampum. These belts are more sacred & valuable to the Haudenosaunee than paper documents. More...