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.
First Allies Program to Receive Award from Fort Stanwix National Monument
Contact: Debbie Conway, 315-336-3113
(Rome, New York) – On Tuesday, July 8, 2008 at 1:30p.m. Fort Stanwix National Monument Superintendent Debbie Conway will present The President’s Volunteer Service Award to the Oneida Indian Nations’ First Allies Living History program. The President’s Volunteer Service Award is given to groups and individuals who have contributed 4,000 or more of volunteer time. The First Allies Living Program has donated over 11, 300 hours of time primary to Fort Stanwix National Monument, but has also provided service to Valley Forge National Historical Park, Fort Necessity National Historical Park, Springfield Armory National Historical Park, Saratoga National Historical Park and Grant’s Tomb.
Did You Know?
Before his treasonous behavior in 1780, Benedict Arnold served valiantly as an American General during the Campaign of 1777 at both American Fort Stanwix/Schyuler and at the Battles of Saratoga. More...