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    Fort Stanwix

    National Monument New York

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    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.

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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