The Backyard Rangers Celebrate: Happy Birthday George!

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Date: February 13, 2015
Contact: Kelly Roman, 315-338-7730

Who was the REAL George Washington? Did he really chop down a cherry tree and just when is his birthday? Join the Backyard Ranger on Saturday, February 21, from 10 to 11:30 am and 1:30 to 3 pm, and meet the man behind the myth that we know today.

Visit the park for this special program celebrating President's Day. You will learn why it is a holiday and the people it honors. Discover the real story behind the Father of Our Country's life and childhood while you sing, dance, become a history detective, and have fun!

Back Yard Rangers is part of the Family Fun at the Fort series. You can join the next Backyard Rangers on April 18, 2015, to celebrate Earth Day. There is no cost and no reservations are necessary. For more information about this and other programs, please call 315-338-7730 and ask to speak to a ranger.

Fort Stanwix National Monument is open 5 days a week, Wednesday-Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission to the park is free. Activities are ongoing unless noted.For more information about upcoming events please call the park at
(315) 338-7730.Please visit the park's web page at for additional information about the park and up-to-date news about park events.

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