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Fort Stanwix National Monument

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.

Special Programs in Two Parks Relive Holidays on the Frontier and in the Backcountry

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.

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