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.
Hours of Operation on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Contact: Debbie Conway, 315 336-3113
(Rome, New York) – On December 7, 2007, President George W. Bush declared that Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24, to be a federal holiday in addition to Christmas Day. In response, Fort Stanwix National Monument announces a change in its hours of operation.
Did You Know?
Construction of the Erie Canal began near Rome, NY after the first ceremonial shovel full of earth was turned on July 4, 1817. This canal, located only a few miles away from the ruins of Fort Stanwix, would soon overtake the Oneida Carry as New York's prinicple waterway. More...