Six Miles Shared by Many Nations
For centuries, the Oneida Carrying Place, a six mile portage connecting the Mohawk River and Wood Creek, served as a vital link for those traveling by water from the ocean to the Great Lakes. When Europeans arrived, nations fought for control of the carry, the homelands of the Six Nations Confederacy, and the rich resources of North America. In this struggle, Fort Stanwix would play a vital role.Read More
Plan Your Visit
What's going on at the park? Click the link below to find the daily programming and special event schedule.Read More
Just For Kids: Explore the Past Today!
"Learn! Explore! Protect!" Come learn about this special place called Fort Stanwix with activities including the Backyard and Junior Rangers.Read More
What Did They Find? Archeology in the Park
Discover what archeologists have unearthed during excavations over the decades.Read More
The Battle of Oriskany
Discover our nation’s first allies, the Oneida Indian Nation, and their alliance in one of the bloodiest battles of the American Revolution.Read More
Did You Know?
Out of the approximate 800 American Continentals and civilians inside the fort during the 3 week Siege of 1777, in the end only 21 were wounded and only 4 died. More...