Winter Weather: Delayed Opening
Due to winter weather, the park will be opening 2 hours late today to allow plowing and sidewalk clearing/sanding. Park opening scheduled for 11 AM today. The 12 noon lecture for volunteers, seasonal staff & Friends group members is postponed to Mar. 27
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What war was this, for the Battles of Saratoga?
Q: Why was the Battle of Saratoga important?
Q: How long did the Battles take place?
Q: How many people were killed in the Battles?
Q: Are the Battlefield and the Park the same thing?
Q: How big is the Park?
Q: How many soldiers fought in the Battles of Saratoga?
October 7, 1777 --British: about 6800; American: about 13000
Q: Is there a comprehensive list of all the soldiers who fought in the Battles of Saratoga?
Q: Isn't it true that Benedict Arnold was the hero of Saratoga?
Did You Know?
Not all American soldiers during the Revolutionary War used dark blue uniforms trimmed with red. Some did, but a number of different colors were in use. Some of the German soldiers at the Battles of Saratoga also wore dark blue uniforms. Think it could be confusing sometimes?