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?
Out of the approximately 2,000 people who attacked Fort Schuyler/Stanwix, under the command of the British officer Barry St. Leger, only about 200 of them were actually British Regular troops, or "red coats." The rest were a combination of British allied colonists, Indians, and German Regulars. More...