• 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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October 22, 2014
Mysteries, Myths, & Mayhem
Are you fascinated by bone-chilling tales? On October 25, 2014, come to Fort Stanwix and discover Mysteries, Myths, & Mayhem.

October 15, 2014
Celebrate International Archeology Day
What do archeologists find when the dig? How do they know where to dig? Is there archeology in New York? Explore the answers to these questions and celebrate International Archeology Day at Fort Stanwix National Monument on Saturday, October 18th. Between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM visitors will have the chance to dig into the world of archeology.

Did You Know?

painting, a horse lead by its driver, pulling a canal boat full of people on a blue river

Construction of the Erie Canal began near Rome, NY after the first ceremonial shovel full of earth was turned on July 4, 1817. This canal, located only a few miles away from the ruins of Fort Stanwix, would soon overtake the Oneida Carry as New York's prinicple waterway. More...