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    Fort Stanwix

    National Monument New York

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  • Bridge Repair Work

    Beginning September 15, the main bridge into the fort will be closed for repairs. Visitors will be able to access the fort through the sally port entrance. An accessible ramp will be available upon request. Visit the Willett Center for assistance on-site.

Soldier's Day Lesson Plan Materials

If you are having difficulties downloading PDF worksheets or other materials from the Soldier's Day Lesson Plans, please try the links below:
 

Lesson One Materials:

Enlistment Form PDF doc.

"Pack Your Pack" Activity Sheet PDF doc.

Recruitment Information Sheet PDF doc.
 
 

Lesson Three:

"What A Mess!" Activitiy Sheet PDF doc.
 

Lesson Four:

Regimental Orders PDF doc.
 

What to Expect Onsite:

Soldier's "Field Rations" Sheet
PDF doc.

Haversack Diagram PDF doc.
 

Did You Know?

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In the 18th century it was possible to travel to the interior of North America almost entirely by water. Fort Stanwix was built to protect the largest break in this chain, the Oneida Carrying Place. This was a 1-6 mile long portage area situated between the Mohawk River and Wood Creek in New York. More...