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  1. Saratoga Battlefield saw major boost in visitation in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | Newsday

    ... subscription information, click the Connect Account button. STILLWATER, N.Y. - (AP) -- The Saratoga National Historical Park saw a nearly 60-percent increase in the number of visitors last year. Officials at the park in Stillwater say more than ...

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  2. 58% increase in visitors to Saratoga BattlefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 14 | Albany Times Union

    Park Ranger Joe Craig fires a flintlock as he instructs Broadalbin-Perth fourth graders in musket drills during their field trip to Saratoga National Historical Park on Thursday, June 16, 2016, in Stillwater, N.Y. less Park Ranger Joe Craig fires a flintlock as he instructs Broadalbin-Perth fourth graders in musket drills during their field trip to Saratoga National Historical Park on Thursday, June 16, 2016, in Stillwater, ... more Park Ranger Joe Craig, in Colonial garb, drills Broadalbin-Perth fourth graders in "musket" handling during their field trip to Saratoga National Historical Park on Thursday, June 16, 2016, in Stillwater, N.Y. less Park Ranger Joe Craig, in Colonial garb, drills Broadalbin-Perth fourth graders in "musket" handling during their field trip to Saratoga National Historical Park on Thursday, June 16, 2016, in Stillwater, N.Y. ... more Volunteer Jim Kearney directs ... (more)

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  3. Region's winter fairs adapt to new climate normsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    ... "Luddie" Amann IV during the 21st annual Frost Faire on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016, at the Saratoga National Historical Park in Stillwater, N.Y. The event, inspired by the Frost Faires in 1700s England, featured horse-drawn carriage rides, childrenA's ...

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  4. Jan. 19 program looks at 1777 Saratoga troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    ... at Saratoga, the 'Battle of the Millennium'." Eric Schnitzer, park ranger/historian at Saratoga National Historical Park, has dedicated his life's study to the organization, personnel, and material culture of the British and American armed forces of ...

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  5. Archaeology Makes History More FeministBy Dean SnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | The Daily Beast

    Excavating the Revolutionary War battlefield at Saratoga, archeologists helped rewrite the battle's history in surprising ways, including their determination that women fought. In 1972 I began a research program at the Saratoga National Historical Park in New York at the request of the National Park Service.

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  6. Author Of New Saratoga 1777 Battles Book Giving Talks In NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    ... is giving book presentations at Barnes and Noble in Saratoga Springs on Saturday and at Saratoga National Historical Park in Stillwater on Sunday, the 239th anniversary of the British surrender. Snow's first archaeological dig at the Saratoga ...

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  7. Author of new Saratoga 1777 battles book giving talks in NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    ... is giving book presentations at Barnes and Noble in Saratoga Springs on Saturday and at Saratoga National Historical Park in Stillwater on Sunday, the 239th anniversary of the British surrender. Snow's first archaeological dig at the Saratoga ...

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  8. '1777: Tipping Point at Saratoga' tells the human stories of warRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    A canon report marked the conclusion of the Citizenship Ceremony Monday July 4, 2016 at the Saratoga National Historical Park in Stillwater, N.Y. A canon report marked the conclusion of the Citizenship Ceremony Monday July 4, 2016 at the Saratoga National Historical Park in Stillwater, N.Y. Shortly after the fighting ended at Saratoga in October 1777, a truce was declared in advance of the formal British surrender. Soldiers from both sides found themselves conversing across the lines when two who were both natives of Ireland - one on the British side and the other with the Americans - recognized each others' voices and with good reason: They were brothers.

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  9. '1777: Tipping Point at Saratoga' tells the human stories of warRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    A canon report marked the conclusion of the Citizenship Ceremony Monday July 4, 2016 at the Saratoga National Historical Park in Stillwater, N.Y. A canon report marked the conclusion of the Citizenship Ceremony Monday July 4, 2016 at the Saratoga National Historical Park in Stillwater, N.Y. Shortly after the fighting ended at Saratoga in October 1777, a truce was declared in advance of the formal British surrender. Soldiers from both sides found themselves conversing across the lines when two who were both natives of Ireland - one on the British side and the other with the Americans - recognized each others' voices and with good reason: They were brothers.

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  10. Parks Traveler Gets Crash Course in US History in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Voice of America

    ... ratified at the end of 1865, marked the end of slavery throughout the United States. Saratoga National Historical Park in the town of Stillwater, New York, is the site of two battles considered a turning point in the Revolutionary War. Here, in the ...

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  11. Get all your summer thrills in the last week of summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    This is the ninth stop on your tour of the site of the Saratoga National Historical Park, at the Saratoga Battlefield, which is known as the "Turning Point of the American Revolution", on Thursday, April 30, 2009, in Stillwater, NY. These are two cannons at the Great Redoubt, which was a system of fortifications built by the British on this hill, designed to guard their hospital, artillery park, Indian camp, and supplies, and the boat bridge across the Hudson River.

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  12. Saratoga National Historical Park - a successRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | W2LJ's Blog

    My outing to Saratoga National Historical Park was an all around success. I didn't make anywhere near the nunber of QSOs that I wanted to, but it was still a successful day.

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  13. NPOTA TomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | W2LJ's Blog

    If all goes well, I hope to activate Saratoga National Historical Park sometime tomorrow - hopefully beginning around 1500 UTC. Plans are for the operation to be mostly QRP CW on 40 and 20 Meters, on or around 7.034 and 14.061 MHz respectively.

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  14. 21 new U.S. citizens sworn in at Saratoga battlefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    A canon report marked the conclusion of the Citizenship Ceremony Monday July 4, 2016 at the Saratoga National Historical Park in Stillwater, N.Y. A canon report marked the conclusion of the Citizenship Ceremony Monday July 4, 2016 at the Saratoga National Historical Park in Stillwater, N.Y. Pascal Caballero with a flag in his pocket received his citizenship Monday July 4, 2016 during a ceremony held at the Saratoga National Historical Park in Stillwater, N.Y. Pascal Caballero with a flag in his pocket received his citizenship Monday July 4, 2016 during a ceremony held at the Saratoga National Historical Park in Stillwater, N.Y. Park ranger Joe Craig, dressed in period costume Toasts to the Declaration of Independence at the Citizenship Ceremony Monday July 4, 2016 at the Saratoga National Historical Park in Stillwater, N.Y. less Park ranger Joe Craig, dressed in period costume Toasts to ... (more)

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  15. Independence Day citizenship ceremonies held in upstate NYRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2016 | WHEC-TV Rochester

    At the Saratoga National Historical Park in Stillwater, 21 people are becoming citizens Monday morning. The park was the site of the Battles of Saratoga, the first significant American military victory of the Revolutionary War in 1777.

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  16. New citizens to be sworn in at Saratoga battlefield and in AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    The Capital Region will see new citizens sworn in at naturalization ceremonies on the Fourth of July at the Saratoga National Historical Park and at the Empire State Plaza. The Empire State Plaza swearing in will occur at 3 p.m. Monday during New York State's Fourth of July Celebration.

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  17. Saratoga National Historical Park: A Crucial American VictoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Vogel Talks RVing

    ... of the Battles, the Battlefield was made part of the National Park System in 1938 when Saratoga National Historical Park was authorized by the United States Congress. The park is located on the upper Hudson River in an area possessing significant ...

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  18. SLIDESHOW: Live free or die: Saratoga battlefield honors NH soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | WKTV

    Saratoga National Historical Park is hosting a program on Memorial Day to honor the American soldiers who died fighting the British nearly 240 years ago. Monday's event focuses on the sacrifices made by New Hampshire Continental Army and militia soldiers who died in the two battles fought at Saratoga in September and October 1777.

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