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    Fort Stanwix

    National Monument New York

Have Park, Will Travel!

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Date: February 19, 2014
Contact: Valerie Morgan, 315-336-4448

Haven’t had the chance to visit Fort Stanwix National Monument? Why not have the fort visit you instead? Fort Stanwix NM offers a variety of off-site programs for students, scouts, libraries, history clubs, and other community organizations. The best part is they are all free of charge! These programs cover a variety topics such as the history of Fort Stanwix, the American Revolution in New York State, military and civilian life, 18th century music, careers in the National Park Service, and much more!

Park rangers will travel up to 50 miles from Rome, NY to give a program to your group. That’s as far as Lowville, Hamilton, Little Falls, and Liverpool! Book your free Fort Stanwix NM Traveling Program by calling the park reservation coordinator at (315)338-7730 or visiting:www.nps.gov/fost/planyourvisit/group-tours.htm today!

Fort Stanwix National Monument is open five days a week, Wednesday – Sunday, from 9 am to 5 pm. Admission to the park is free. Activities are ongoing unless noted. For more information about upcoming events please call the park at (315) 338-7730. Please visit the park’s web page at www.nps.gov/fost for additional information about the park and up-to-date news about park events. 

 

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Did You Know?

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In the 18th century it was possible to travel to the interior of North America almost entirely by water. Fort Stanwix was built to protect the largest break in this chain, the Oneida Carrying Place. This was a 1-6 mile long portage area situated between the Mohawk River and Wood Creek in New York. More...