• 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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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.

February 24, 2014
Student Journals and Cell Forts on Display at Fort Stanwix
Once again, science, history, and English language arts unite through the creative minds of Vernon-Verona-Sherrill (VVS) Middle School students!

February 19, 2014
Have a Blast Volunteering at Fort Stanwix!
So what does it feel like to stand next to a cannon as it fires? Here’s your chance to find out! Fort Stanwix National Monument is looking for highly dedicated volunteers, ages 16 and older, to assist staff in the park's weapons firing demonstrations.

February 19, 2014
Have Park, Will Travel!
Haven’t had the chance to visit Fort Stanwix National Monument? Why not have the fort visit you instead?

February 19, 2014
Spring into the Season with the Backyard Rangers!
Are you ready for spring? Why not join the Backyard Rangers at the Willett Center on Saturday, March 15, from 10 to 11:30 am and from 1:30 to 3 pm and find out? Fort Stanwix National Monument is open five days a week, Wednesday – Sunday, from 9 am to 5 pm. Admission to the park is free. Activities are ongoing unless noted.

February 03, 2014
Fort Stanwix Winter Lecture Series: “Divided Ground”
Did you know that several treaties were negotiated and signed at Fort Stanwix? The final installment of the Fort Stanwix National Monument Winter Lecture Series will take place on Sunday, February 9th, at 1 pm in the Marinus Willett Center, located on James Street.

January 08, 2014
Winter Lecture Series: “Last Men of the Revolution”
Fort Stanwix National Monument will kick off a month long lecture series on Sunday, January 19th.

June 19, 2013
….just how BIG is the Fort Stanwix/Oriskany battlefield of 1777?
Senior scientists from the Public Archaeology Facility, a research unit of SUNY-Binghamton, present their findings on Fort Stanwix NM & Oriskany Battlefield SHS, Wednesday, June 26th, 5:30-7:30PM.

Did You Know?

A green statue stands among trees, it has a soldiers uniform on, with a cocked hat, and a sword.

Col. Peter Gansevoort, commander of the 3rd New York Regiment, was only 28-years-old during Siege of 1777. More...