Honor America Days
Due to the Honor America Days Opening Day Parade on Saturday, July 26th, Fort Stanwix National Monument's regular programs will begin at 1 pm. We hope to see you then!
“A Day in the Life” Homeschool Event
Contact: Valerie Morgan, (315) 338-7730
The staff at Fort Stanwix National Monument is delighted to announce its inaugural homeschool day, "A Day in the Life," on Wednesday, April 25.Throughout this six-hour, fee free, event homeschool families will be treated to interdisciplinary hands-on learning experiences provided by park staff and volunteers, highlighting daily life at the "fort that never surrendered."
From 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., participants are invited to self-guide through eleven different learning stations within the Willett Center and fort structure. Throughout the day, learners will be encouraged to apply their math skills by rationing supplies to the soldiers, discover how science and math play an important part in constructing fortifications, journal with an officer, compare and contrast modern medicine with 18th century medical practices and much, much more. Learners of all ages will experience Continental Army life on the frontier of New York State for the men, women, and children of the American Revolution.
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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...