Honor America Days
Due to the Honor America Days Opening Day Parade on Saturday, July 26th, Fort Stanwix National Monument's regular programs will begin at 1 pm. We hope to see you then!
Colonel Gansevoort Arrives
Contact: Val Morgan, 315-336-2090
Over 600 students and teachers from the Rome City School District, New York, participated in the May 03, 2004 "Colonel Gansevoort Arrives" special education event organized by Park Ranger Valerie Morgan. Students in grades Kindergarten to 5th explored the fort while completing projects and solving problems in language arts, social studies, science, and mathematics. Half of the city's K-5 students participated in this event that commemorated the arrival of Colonel Peter Gansevoort in 1777, just prior to the fort's siege by the British and their allies. The program was so successful it will become an annual event!
Did You Know?
At the time of the American Revolution, boys as young as 14 could become an officer in the British Army, and command men 2 to 3 times their age.