It's been an interesting past week with the opening of the Speakeasy in Albany
and the new Bomber's in Troy
. And now...there's a president coming to Stillwater. A dead president. (actual an actor depicting FDR)
If you're looking for activities for this weekend, a real fireside chat with a fake FDR might be kinda fun at the Saratoga Battlefield.
Here's more info from the press release:
Stillwater, NY: On Saturday, June 22, 2013,
Actor Gary Stamm will portray the 32nd
President of the United States at Saratoga Battlefield for a campfire
program at the Battlefield Visitor Center. This free program begins at 7 PM.
to President Franklin D. Roosevelt talk about the park's 75th
anniversary, the role he had in its establishment, and his
administration's work to expand the national park system!
importance has drawn many visitors”, notes park Ranger Joe Craig,
“including Presidents of the United States. Yet of all the presidential
visitors, none played
such a critical role in the preservation of Saratoga National
Historical Park as Franklin Roosevelt. He was a man fascinated by
history, and recognized that historic sites were as worthy of
preservation as the many natural wonders that make up the national
Stamm, a Wisconsin resident, brings a vast experience in performances
on stage, radio and television. His performance credits include singing
with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra,
voice talent for Hanna-Barbera Productions and his one man performances
as Franklin Roosevelt.
For more information about this or other events, please call the Visitor Center at 518-664-9821 ext. 1777 or check our website at
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