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.
Fort Stanwix Announces “Backyard Club” Program for April 20, 2011
Contact: Susan Jones, 315-338-7730
Rome, NY: The staff and volunteers at Fort Stanwix National Monument invite families with children ages 5 to 12 to join in the 2011 "Backyard Club" program on Wednesday, April 20 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Fort Stanwix National Monument's Willett Center. We will be discovering together how the Earth's climate is changing. Participants will be encouraged to make a mark on the world – starting in their own back yard!
Did You Know?
In the 18th century it was possible to travel to the interior of North America almost entirely by water. Fort Stanwix was built to protect the largest break in this chain, the Oneida Carrying Place. This was a 1-6 mile long portage area situated between the Mohawk River and Wood Creek in New York. More...