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Saratoga 250 News & Events

Stay up to date on the Campaign for Saratoga 250 and related partners contributions to the historic commemoration of the Battles of Saratoga and related assets. See the latest coverage related to the commemorations by America’s Turning Point, our partners, and others.

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Saratoga 250 Events

Explore a variety of educational, entertainment, and cultural events that celebrate the people and contributions of Saratoga as America's Turning Point in the Revolutionary War. Join us & partners to learn about the pivotal moments that shaped our community, our nation, and our ongoing prosperity. From historical reenactments to lively discussions with noted experts, there's something for everyone to enjoy and appreciate.

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Family History Day

New York State Museum

New York State Museum's first annual Family History Day!

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Siege Encampment

Saratoga National Historical Park

The Siege Encampment is part of NYS Path Through History Weekend. The Siege Encampment will be open to the public from 10am to 4pm October 7th and 8th. Activities include a variety of 18th century demonstrations from cannon and musket firings, to blacksmithing demonstrations, surgery, women’s healing, cooking, and other living historians.

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Surrender Day Ceremony

Fort Hardy Park

October 17th Surrender Day Ceremony in Fort Hardy Park along the Hudson River, Route 29 Schuylerville. Join us to commemorate the 246th anniversary of the surrender of British General John Burgoyne to American General Horatio Gates, marking the turning point of the American Revolution.

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Revolutionary Run for Veterans

Fort Hardy Park

America's Turning Point will have a presence at the Saratoga County Revolutionary Run for Veterans, a 5k run which benefits Saratoga County Veterans. The event takes place at Fort Hardy Park in Schuylerville.

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We sent the best-dressed people in Saratoga Springs to test local knowledge of the Battles of Saratoga and we're giving out an A+ ✅ Did you know there were two Battles of Saratoga?

Re-enactors from the 2nd Continental Artillery joined us for a day interacting and educating people around Saratoga Springs on the Battles of Saratoga and their legacy as we gear up for the 250th Anniversary of #AmericasTurningPoint ⭐ 

Stay tuned for more footage from our exciting day around Saratoga 🙌