The British 24 th Regiment of Foot Visits
Contact: Bill Sawyer, 315-337-7730
Contact: Kelly Cardwell
Rome, NY — From Saturday, May 2, to Sunday, May 3, 2009, the British 24th Regiment of Foot reenactment unit will visit Fort Stanwix National Monument. This encampment is an excellent opportunity for families to discover what life was like for British soldiers and families that followed the army. The encampment will run from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 2, and from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, 2009.
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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...