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?
Wampum are white whelk & purple quahog clam shells. Strung together, they are reminders of past events. Wampum belts may serve as a message or letter of introduction. Treaty agreements can be preserved in wampum. These belts are more sacred & valuable to the Haudenosaunee than paper documents. More...