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Local History Meet-Up: Fort Montgomery

Rock Shelter at Fort Montgomery
Rock Shelter at Fort Montgomery
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09/02/18

The Historical Society of Rockland County Invites You to Join Us for

Native American Archaeology
at Fort Montgomery

When: Sunday, September 2, 2018, 1-2:30 pm
Where: Fort Montgomery State Historic Site, 690 US Route 9W, Fort Montgomery, NY
Admission:
$FREE

Fort Montgomery is best known for its Revolutionary War History. However, the land was also used by bands of hunter-gathers for thousands of years. On this archaeologically themed tour by site interpretive staff, learn about Native American campsites and tool-making stations uncovered during site excavations.

Participants will also get a chance to see examples of the various types of projectile points and stone tools uncovered at various locations.

This is a meet-up announcement for history enthusiasts. All are welcome, but attendance is limited for safety. Be sure to arrive early so you won't be turned away! 

This event is being produced by Fort Montgomery. If you have questions about the event, the facilty or parking, please contact them at: 

Fort Montgomery State Historic Site
690 Route 9W
Fort Montgomery, NY 10922
(845) 446-2134

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Fort Montgomery State Historic Site is part of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission. The Palisades Interstate Park Commission administers 29 parks, parkways and historic sites for the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation in New York as well as the Palisades Interstate Park and Parkway in New Jersey. For more information about New York State parks and historic sites, please visit 
www.nysparks.com and for more information about the Palisades Interstate Park parks and historic sites, please visit www.palisadesparksconservancy.org.


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