STILLWATER — Saratoga National Historical Park announced a series of special events will take place in June.
Recreating History and the 24th Regiment at the Visitor Center. June 10, 10 a.m. Discover how His Majesty’s 24th Regiment of Foot, recreated, portrays a famed British regiment as they were during the Battles of Saratoga. Group members will be available after the talk to provide information on reenacting and how you can join.
History Caravans. Meet at the Visitor Center. June 13 and 27, 9:30 a.m. Park Volunteers lead caravan-style tours of the Saratoga Battlefield.
What’s the Plan? Visitor Center. June 14, 1 p.m. Join Park Ranger Eric Schnitzer as he reviews the background to the strategic planning of British military operations for 1777 and reveals the surprisingly diverse origins of the people composing the invasion forces.
18th Century Medicine. Visitor Center Lawn. June 17, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Volunteer Joe Craig explains the Healing Arts at the time of the Revolutionary War.
Silent Wings: Raptor Rehab and Education. Visitor Center. June 18, 1 p.m. The Wildlife Institute of Eastern New York return to the park to present, “Silent Wings: Raptor Rehab and Education.” The program is designed for all ages to see live birds of prey up-close and to learn about their impressive adaptations and behaviors.
A Tremendous Machine: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Secretariat’s Triple Crown. Visitor Center. June 24, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saratoga County’s horse racing history is nearly as old as its Revolutionary history and it remains a vital part of the region today. Join a rare opportunity to immerse yourself in both stories at one place as Saratoga National Historical Park welcomes the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame and their exhibit A Tremendous Machine: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Secretariat’s Triple Crown.
Saratoga National Historical Park is located at 648 Route 32, in Stillwater. The Special Event schedule can be found at go.nps.gov/sara.