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.
French and Indian War Encampment – Crossroads of Culture
Contact: Susan Jones, 315-338-7730
Crossroads of Culture at Fort Stanwix National Monument, Saturday, May 26th from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday, May 27th from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
On this 258th anniversary of the French and Indian War, Fort Stanwix National Monument presents "Crossroads of Culture," a historic immersion experience for the entire family. Come learn about the war in which the English and French battled for colonial domination and ultimately established Britain as the dominant colonial power in the eastern half of North America and set the stage for the American Revolution.
Did You Know?
Fort Stanwix has two names. Named for Gen. John Stanwix, this was the fort's name under the British. When rebuilt by the Americans, it was then named for Gen. Phillip Schuyler. However, there were several other Fort Schuylers in New York at that time, so the name never stuck due to the confusion.