Fort Wadsworth Programs October 11 2008

Buffalo soldiers at Yosemite National Park, NPS File Photo
"The Body Guard Yosemite:" Learn about how African American men and women have been a part of our military history since the nation's earliest days.

File Photo, Yosemite National Park

Afternoon at Mont Sec House Saturday, October 11, 2008 1:00 – 3:00pm at Mont Sec House

Join a National Park Ranger in period costume as you tour Mont Sec House, located at Fort Wadworth on Staten Island. Learn about how a U.S. Army family lived during the 1890’s. The house, built in 1889, is furnished to the period, as it might have looked when U.S. Army officer Charles Winne and his family lived there.

Reservations are required. Call 718-354-4500.

The Buffalo Soldiers: African Americans in the Armed Forces Saturday, October 11, 2008 1:00pm at the Fort Wadsworth Visitor Center

African American men and women have been part of our military from the nation’s earliest days. Join a National Park Ranger at Fort Wadsworth to learn how these men and women contributed to our national defense from the Continental Army through the Civil War, both World Wars and beyond. Hear about the challenges they faced and overcame.

Reservations are required. Call 718-354-4500.

Last updated: February 26, 2015

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