RETIRING PARK RANGER,
RICHARD E. BERESFORD
PRESENTED WITH AWARD
Saratoga National Historical Park Ranger Richard "Dick" Beresford
was presented the Sons of the American Revolution prestigious Silver
Good Citizenship Award by the Saratoga Battle Chapter on March 26, 2004
at a ceremony attended by Chapter members and friends of Ranger Beresford.
The ceremony was held at the Park's Visitor Center in Stillwater, NY.
Beresford who retired April 2nd received his award based on his outstanding
performance in his many careers and for his dedication and service to community
organizations such as the SAR. During his fifteen years as a Park Ranger
he went out of his way to work with organizations that hosted events at the
Park. He provided knowledge, guidance, and contacts in a way that made it
look easy, which it wasn't. Dick Beresford founded the "Friends of Saratoga
Battlefield" and has written many articles for their publication "The Battlements".
Ranger Beresford is a veteran of the US Army and has worked extensively
in the field of public relations and promotions. During his career in these
fields, he worked on projects for Air France, Time Life, International
Paper and the United Nations. He has also written many articles on
history and art, some of which have been translated into other languages.
Ranger Beresford will be the Honorary Chair of this years 11th Annual
March For Parks event that will be held on April 24th at the Schuyler
House on Broad Street in Schuylerville. The March is sponsored by the
Friends of Saratoga Battlefield and the Saratoga National Historical Park.