U.S. Army & National Park Service Honor Revolutionary War Hero at Steuben Memorial SHS
Contact: Kelly Cardwell
Contact: Val Morgan, 315-338-7730
Today the United States Army and other branches of the military use the "Blue Book" as a standard of excellence when it comes to carrying out daily duties. On Sunday, June 26 National Park Service staff welcomes Kent Bolke, Curator of the 10th Mountain Division & Fort Drum Museum, to Steuben Memorial, Remsen, NY. Beginning at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Bolke and his museum staff will be discussing Steuben's impact discipline and order in the modern U.S. Army. "We are honored to present the legacy of such a dedicated man," says Bolke.
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...