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    Fort Stanwix

    National Monument New York

Junior Master Gardeners Celebrate Baron Steuben’s Birthday on Sunday, September 16

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National Park Service

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News Release Date: September 7, 2012
Contact: Susan Jones, 315-338-7730

Join the Fort Stanwix Junior Master Gardeners on Sunday, September 16, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Steuben Memorial State Historical Site, Remsen, NY. Celebrate the birthdays of Baron Steuben and the U.S. Constitution on Sunday, September 16. Harvest herbs from the gardens for bouquet birthday cards. Try your hand at Early American toys and games.

Join the fun! The Fort Stanwix Junior Master Gardener Program is located on Starr Hill Rd. in Remsen, NY about 2.5 miles west of Route 12/28, north of Utica. This September 16th program from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pmwill be the last Fort Stanwix Junior Master Gardener Program for the season. Call 315-338-7730 for more information. All programs are free and no reservations are necessary.

Fort Stanwix National Monument is open seven days a week from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Admission to the park is free. Activities are ongoing unless noted. For more information about 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?

2 men in fine trimmed coats walk through a gate saluting with swords

At the time of the American Revolution, boys as young as 14 could become an officer in the British Army, and command men 2 to 3 times their age.