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?
In the 18th century it was possible to travel to the interior of North America almost entirely by water. Fort Stanwix was built to protect the largest break in this chain, the Oneida Carrying Place. This was a 1-6 mile long portage area situated between the Mohawk River and Wood Creek in New York. More...