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

    Fort Stanwix

    National Monument New York

Spring into the Season with the Backyard Rangers!

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Date: February 19, 2014
Contact: Kelly Roman, 315-338-7730

Are you ready for spring? Why not join the Backyard Rangers at the Willett Center on Saturday, March 15, from 10 to 11:30 am and from 1:30 to 3 pm and find out? Throughout the program, you will have the chance to learn about what foods the soldiers ate, start your own “fort” garden to grow at home, play some old-fashioned games, and have fun outside as winter melts into spring. Come spring into the season with the Backyard Rangers!

You can join the Backyard Rangers every third Saturday of the month, there is no cost, and no reservations are necessary. The next Backyard Rangers will meet on April 19, 2014. For more information about this and other programs, please call 315-338-7730 and ask to speak to a ranger.

Fort Stanwix National Monument is open five days a week, Wednesday – Sunday, from 9 am to 5 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.

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.