• 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.


The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education and inspiration for this and future generations. - NPS Mission Statement


There are many ways in which the National Park Service works to preserve the significant places, landscapes, and sites that represent the nation's enduring principles and heritage. At Fort Stanwix National Monument, the park preserves the cultural resources by conducting archeological investigations, conserving museum collection objects, and instilling an appreciation for the park's resources through interpretive programming.

To learn more NPS preservation efforts, visit the National Park Service Preservation Program website.

The American Battlefield Protection Program works to preserve sites like Fort Stanwix and the Oriskany Battlefield.

The National Historic Preservation Act was created to protect cultural resources like those found at Fort Stanwix National Monument. Learn more about this Act and other legislation that helps to ensure our cultural heritage is protected by visiting this website.

Did You Know?

A small baby is held in its mother's arms. It is wearing a white cap, and a white fabric sheet as a covering. Its mother clutches it tightly

A baby girl was born at Fort Stanwix on August 22, 1777, the final day of the British siege. To this day we do not know the mother's or daughter's names.