• large wooden spikes jut out from a large wooden angular wall lit by sunlight. verdant grass surrounds it.

    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.

People

We are unwilling to join on either side of such a contest, for we love you both-old England and new. Should the King of England apply us for our aid-we shall deny him-and should the colonies apply-we shall refuse." Oneida Nation to Gov. Trumbull, 1775
 
Sunsets and light flashes off the roofs and back into your eyes, people gather around the parade ground and settle near a red cannon.
Sunset on the parade ground.
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Did You Know?

A a patch of purpley white shiny beads is tied together in an intricate pattern

Wampum are white whelk & purple quahog clam shells. Strung together, they are reminders of past events. Wampum belts may serve as a message or letter of introduction. Treaty agreements can be preserved in wampum. These belts are more sacred & valuable to the Haudenosaunee than paper documents. More...