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Contact: Kelly Roman, 315-338-7730
Rome, NY – Fort Stanwix National Monument is proud to present the National Park Treasure Tours at Jervis Public Library during National Park Week 2015. This special discovery series will take you to three national parks across the country, allowing you to explore their beauty and history from your backyard!
Monday April 20 at 6:30 pm: Crown of the Continent, Glacier National Park
Discover the mountains, lakes, and valleys of the nation's 10th national park, Glacier. Learn about trains, bears, lakes, mountains, and (yes) glaciers found in this beautiful corner of the country!
Wednesday April 22 at 6:30 pm: Where Millions are Welcomed, The National Mall
Join a ranger for an armchair tour of this incredible city and the history within. Including some from New York State!
Thursday, April 23 at 2:30 pm: The Voices of Saratoga National Historical Park
Discover the men and women who fought the Battles of Saratoga and hear about their experiences in their own words. Taken from original journals, letters and reports, the participants will restore the human experience to this most major turning point of our American Revolution.
Jervis Public Library is located at 613 N. Washington St., Rome, NY. All Treasure Tour programs are open to the public and free of charge.
The National Park Treasure Tours are part of National Park Week 2015, taking place from April 18 – 26. Other National Park Week activities include: Junior Ranger & Earth Day Kite Party, the first ever #FindYourParkInstaMeet, and the 2nd Annual Community Appreciation Day. Stop by and make Fort Stanwix National Monument your park! Visit www.NationalParkWeek.org to learn more about how you can join parks, programs, and partners in celebrating National Park Week across the country. Or you can share your park stories with #FindYourPark on social media.
Fort Stanwix National Monument is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Admission to the park is free. For more information about upcoming events please call the park at (315) 338-7730. Please visit the park's web page at www.nps.gov/fost, or follow us on Facebook,for additional information about the park and up-to-date news about park events.
About the National Park Service: More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America's 407 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at www.nps.gov.