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!
Jeffrey Collins Named Acting Superintendent
Contact: Michael Kusch, 315-886-9015
Jeffrey Collins has been named acting superintendent of Fort Stanwix National Monument for four months beginning November 12, 2006. Collins has served as Chief Ranger of Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site in southeastern Pennsylvania since 1994. In making the appointment, acting NPS NE Region Director Dennis R. Reidenbach said “We’re pleased to have Jeffrey’s steady direction at Fort Stanwix. He brings a wealth of experience with him.”
Did You Know?
The 363-mile long original Erie Canal was the longest uninterrupted canal in the world. It included 83 locks and had a rise of 583 feet from the Hudson River to Lake Erie. Boats of 30 ton capacity could be used on the original canal. More...