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Fort Ross State Historic Park

Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
April 17, 2011


Date: 04/17/2011 Description: St. Petersburg journalist Arkady Sosnov published an extensive report on Fort Ross in the April edition of Russkiy Metsenat (Russian Philanthropist), which was presented in a ceremony at the Hermitage in St Petersburg. © Russkiy Metsenat photo

The Fort Ross Interpretive Association (FRIA) and the Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum (SURF) shared in a community service event involving 65 outstanding American and Russian students at the Fort Ross State Historic Park on April 17. Made possible by the Renova Fort Ross Foundation, the event is a stepping stone in raising awareness of Fort Ross, a landmark of friendship between the United States and Russia. The joint efforts included preparing the Fort for the spring season via cleaning the historic orchard, coastal cleanup and trail work around the Fort.


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