• large wooden spikes jut out from a large wooden angular wall lit by sunlight. verdant grass surrounds it.

    Fort Stanwix

    National Monument New York

Saturday Fun at the Fort 2004

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Date: June 4, 2004
Contact: Michael Kusch, 316-336-4448

Fort Stanwix National Monument and the Rome Historical Society are proud to offer again this year a series of Saturday events on the lawn of Fort Stanwix. The events run from 12 noon to 2:00 PM from June 5th through July 31st. Each week will offer young and old alike a demonstration which is educational, historical, and entertaining.

The 2004 Schedule is as follows:

June 5
Wood Carving
Soap Carving Activity
Music by String Bee

June 12
Johnny Appleseed Collaborative Painting
Saplings to plant
Music by Lee Davis

June 26
Ace Hardware Kids Club
Music by Barefoot Boys

July 3
Independence Day-Patriotic Wreath
Music by Heartbeat

July 10
Wool Demonstration - Spinning and Carding

July 17
18th Century Blacksmithing
Music by Mike Williamson

July 24
Native American Day

July 31
Old Time Town Ball Game
Music by Roman Rogues

Did You Know?

A large black triangular hat is right in your face. A man wearing it holds a flute like intrument, he wears a red coat with white facings.

Musicians in the Continental Army of the American Revolutionary War acted as the radios of their day. They wore the opposite colors of the other troops in their regiment so their officers could see them to relay orders and form lines around them quickly in battle.