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Contact: Daphne Yun, 718-354-4602
Visitors of all ages are invited to celebrate Christmas at Fort Hancock on December 16 and 17. On Saturday, December 16, members of the Army Ground Forces will bring Christmas of 1943 back to life, starting at 12 noon.
Visit the History House on Sunday, December 17 to experience Christmas as the officers and soldiers would have during World War II. Santa will be here from 1 pm to 3:30 pm. There will also be a trio of carolers from 2:30 to 4:15. Refreshments will be provided.
We hope that you can join us for this fun-filled weekend.
About Gateway National Recreation Area
Gateway is a large diverse urban park with 27,000 acres in New York City and New Jersey. Gateway combines recreational activities with natural beauty, wildlife preservation, military history and more. Visitors can learn about forts, hike, or camp overnight in the New York metropolitan area. Gateway encourages people to visit and be a part of the National Park Service’s next century. For more information about Gateway visit our web site at www.nps.gov/gate.