• large wooden spikes jut out from a large wooden angular wall lit by sunlight. verdant grass surrounds it.

    Fort Stanwix

    National Monument New York

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  • 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.

Junior Master Gardeners Celebrate Baron Steuben’s Birthday on Sunday, September 16

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News Release Date: September 7, 2012
Contact: Susan Jones, 315-338-7730

Join the Fort Stanwix Junior Master Gardeners on Sunday, September 16, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Steuben Memorial State Historical Site, Remsen, NY. Celebrate the birthdays of Baron Steuben and the U.S. Constitution on Sunday, September 16. Harvest herbs from the gardens for bouquet birthday cards. Try your hand at Early American toys and games.

Join the fun! The Fort Stanwix Junior Master Gardener Program is located on Starr Hill Rd. in Remsen, NY about 2.5 miles west of Route 12/28, north of Utica. This September 16th program from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pmwill be the last Fort Stanwix Junior Master Gardener Program for the season. Call 315-338-7730 for more information. All programs are free and no reservations are necessary.

Fort Stanwix National Monument is open seven days a week from 9:00 am to 5:00 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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The Six Nations, or Haudenosaunee, was based in what is now northern New York and was initially comprised of the Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, and Mohawk Nations. In 1720, the Tuscarora fled north from a series of decimating inter-tribal wars and became the sixth nation of this confederacy. More...