Mystery, Myths, and Mayhem at Fort Staniwx
Contact: : Valerie Morgan, 315-338-7730
How many of you find yourselves intrigued by bone-chilling tales– especially at this time of year? During the American Revolution the soldiers and families of Fort Stanwix lived in fear every day they served at the wilderness outpost. Come for a candlelight visit of the fort and learn of three actual events that made life at the fort terrifying, day and night. After the guided portion of the program, visitors will also have the opportunity to hear traditional Oneida tales that will keep you on your guard throughout the night.
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Did You Know?
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...