If you find yourself in upstate New York for the long Thanksgiving Day weekend, treat yourself to a candlelight tour of Fort Stanwix National Monument.
Fort Stanwix National Monument
Take a trip this Fourth of July holiday...to the 18th century. You can do that by visiting Fort Stanwix National Monument in upstate New York, where they'll be celebrating like it's 1778.
Ever wonder about life on the American frontier during the Revolutionary War? You can sample it later this month when Fort Stanwix National Monument holds a holiday celebration.
Fort Stanwix National Monument Presents Historic Artifacts From 19th Century, Including A Chamber Pot of Questionable Taste
It is not, by any stretch of the imagination, an honor to have your face portrayed in the bottom of a chamber pot. But that was the fate of British Naval Capt. Basil Hall, and you can find the proof at Fort Stanwix National Monument in New York.
What are you doing the Saturday after Thanksgiving? Two NPS areas offer a chance to skip the mall and experience the holiday season on the frontier and in the backcountry through special programs. These "frontier" and "backcountry" sites are in locations that might surprise you: South Carolina and New York.