• 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.

Management

Fort Stanwix National Monument, Purpose Statement:
"The purpose of Fort Stanwix National Monument is to preserve the location, resources, and stories associated with the military, political, and cultural events that occurred at the site of Fort Stanwix and to provide opportunities for visitor understanding and appreciation of these events."
-1.4.1 Park Purpose, Fort Stanwix National Monument Final General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement, 2009

National Park Service, Mission Statement:
"The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world."
-www.nps.gov

Did You Know?

four men march in heavy woolen jackets. one wears a bright red one with a drum at his side, the others blue with muskets in their arms.

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...