• Scenic rural landscape with green lawn, cloud-flecked blue sky, and autumn foliage punctuated by a small, deep red farmhouse and red cannon carriages.


    National Historical Park New York

Guest Speakers

Invite a Park Ranger to visit your school!

For schools within a one-hour drive from Saratoga National Historical Park, the following free educational programs can be brought to your classroom:
  • "Gone for a Soldier"
  • 18th-Century Medicine
  • Battlefield Archeology
To schedule, or for more information, please call the Saratoga NHP Information Desk at 518-664-9821 ext. 1777 or 518-670-2985.

Did You Know?

A very young man in a deep sky blue New Hampshire Regiment uniform coat leads several soldiers in a drill.

At the time of the American Revolution, boys as young as their teens could be officers in the army. There were examples, though rare, of boys as young as 12-15 years of age holding the rank of Ensign (equal today to Second Lieutenant).