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?
On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed the "Organic Act" creating the National Park Service, a new bureau in the Department of the Interior.