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 to Host Book Signing During French and Indian War Encampment
Contact: Mike Kusch, 315-336-3126
Contact: Veronica Murphy, 315-338-7730
On Saturday May 26th, Eastern National in conjunction with Fort Stanwix National Monument will host a book signing by author Robert Wilczak at the Marius Willett Center. Wilczak will discuss his newly published historical novel, “Eye of the Eagle”, which looks at Benedict Arnold from a different perspective. Mr. Wilczak explores the possibility that Arnold, long reviled as a traitor – was a patriot whose manipulation of the British and their army helped turn the tide of war for the struggling new nation. Backed by meticulous research and a carefully constructed timeline, Wilczak makes a compelling case for his conclusion.
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...