• 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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June 25, 2014
The Fight for Independence at Fort Stanwix: Are You Ready to Sign your Life Away?
On Friday,July 4th, come to Fort Stanwix National Monument...!

June 12, 2014
1700’s Summer Fun with the Backyard Rangers
On Saturday, June 21, from 10 to 11:30 am and 1:30 to 3 pm join the Backyard Rangers and go back in time to have some old fashioned fun on the fort lawn!Play with 18th century toys and games, become a Junior Ranger, and compete to win an 18th century "Chore War."

June 02, 2014
Fort Stanwix Kicks Off “Walk With History” Program with Health Fair & Tour
Fort Stanwix National Monument invites you to the kickoff event for the Walk With History program on Saturday, June 7 from noon to 2 pm. At 2 pm, join a ranger for the Walk With History program kickoff tour. This 45-minute guided walk will lead visitors along the entire trail surrounding the park, taking a close look at the geography and history of the site.

March 03, 2014
Tourism to Fort Stanwix National Monument creates $9,841,400 in Economic Benefit
Tourism to Fort Stanwix National Monument creates $9,841,400 in Economic Benefit. Report shows visitor spending supports 117 jobs in local economy.

Did You Know?

A a patch of purpley white shiny beads is tied together in an intricate pattern

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...