• 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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    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!

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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.

May 20, 2014
Encampment Highlights British Occupation of Fort Stanwix
The park's annual French and Indian War event takes place on Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25 from 9 am to 5 pm each day.

May 11, 2014
Backyard Rangers Explore the British Side of Fort Stanwix
On Saturday, May 17, join the Backyard Rangers and go back in time to 1758 when Fort Stanwix was built by the British to defend the Oneida Carry against the French. Children ages 5-12 and their families are invited to discover the often unmentioned role of Fort Stanwix in the French and Indian War.

April 18, 2014
Schedule Announced for Rome Appreciation Day at Fort Stanwix National Monument
Preparations for the inaugural Rome Appreciation Day are underway at Fort Stanwix NM! The staff and volunteers are excited about welcoming the citizens of Rome to the park, and have many great activities planned for all those who attend.

April 04, 2014
Rome Appreciation Day at Fort Stanwix National Monument
As part of National Park Week 2014, Fort Stanwix NM is hosting its first ever Rome Appreciation Day, Saturday, April 26th from 9 am to 5 pm. Whether or not this is your first time visiting the park or your fiftieth, there will be plenty of things to see and do, with special opportunities for those with the 13440, 13441, and 13442 ZIP codes.

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?

Herman Melville, his picture is black and white, he has a big bushy beard.

Famed American author Herman Melville, who penned such titles as "Moby Dick," was the grandson of American Revolutionary War/Campaign of 1777 hero Col. Peter Gansevoort. More...