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!
National Park Week 2007 Focuses on Junior Rangers
Contact: Kelly Cardwell, 315 338-7730
National Park Week is an annual celebration for recognition of Your National Parks. This year, during the week of April 22, 2007, Fort Stanwix National Monument and other National Parks will be giving special focus to the next generation of park visitors; those the National Park Service would like to call “Junior Rangers.”
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...