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!
Leap into Frogwatch USA with the Backyard Club
Contact: Susan Jones, 315-338-7730
Leapfrog across the Oneida Carrying Place with Frogwatch USA at Fort Stanwix, Saturday, August 18. Race your own 'frog' and discover how far frogs can leap. Meet live native frogs from the Great Swamp Conservancy. Discover what these frogs and other frogs are saying about the wetlands in your backyard.
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Did You Know?
In the 18th century it was possible to travel to the interior of North America almost entirely by water. Fort Stanwix was built to protect the largest break in this chain, the Oneida Carrying Place. This was a 1-6 mile long portage area situated between the Mohawk River and Wood Creek in New York. More...