Celebrate International Archeology Day

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News Release Date: September 28, 2017

Contact: Amy Roache-Fedchenko, 315-338-7738

On Saturday, October 7, Fort Stanwix National Monument will host the fourth Annual International Archeology Day celebration. Between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., visitors will have the opportunity to dig into the world of archeology to learn more about the tools archeologists use, tour the museum collections, and see many artifacts uncovered at the site. This family friendly event is free and open to the public.

"The park is excited to join hundreds of archeological organizations around the world as part of International Archeology Day,” said Supervisory Curator and Chief of Cultural Resources, Keith Routley, “The celebration at Fort Stanwix highlights the thrill of discovery and the importance of archeology throughout New York State."

Visitors to the park will also have the opportunity to learn more about archeological excavations that have taken place in Rome, as well as throughout New York State. Staff and professional archeologists from the New York State Museum, the Public Archaeology Facility at Binghamton University, and other National Park Service sites, will have displays in the visitor center and be available throughout the event.
For more details about this or other events, please call 315-338-7730 or visit www.nps.gov/fost. The next event taking place at Fort Stanwix National Monument is Mysteries, Myths, & Mayhem on Saturday, October 26. All park events are free.

Fort Stanwix National Monument is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 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 or Instagram, for additional information about the park and up-to-date news about park events. Fort Stanwix is one of over 400 parks in the National Park System. To learn more about national parks, visit www.nps.gov.            
                                                                                           
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Last updated: October 25, 2017

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