• 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

Event Details

  • Everyday from 02/01/2014 to 02/28/2014

    Location: Visitor Center | Map Time: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Fee Information: free Contact Name: Visitor Center Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 518-670-2985 or 518-664-9821 ext. 1777
Mini exhibit: Freed and Enslaved—African Americans at Saratoga in 1777 
Men of African descent—some freed, others enslaved—served in the Battles of Saratoga.  In fact, some 4-5% of the Continental forces were black soldiers fighting alongside white soldiers...integrated forces, a practice not seen again until the Korean War.