Bridge Repair Work
Beginning September 15, the main bridge into the fort will be closed for repairs. Visitors will be able to access the fort through the sally port entrance. An accessible ramp will be available upon request. Visit the Willett Center for assistance on-site.
Public Meeting to Discuss General Management Plan
Contact: Debbie Conway, Superintendent, 315-336-3113
The National Park Service has published the Fort Stanwix National Monument Draft General Management Plan/Draft Environmental Impact Statement and is making the document available for public comment. The plan provides alternatives for the park’s management for the next 15 to 20 years. A public meeting to obtain comments on the study was held on October 23, at 7:00 p.m. in the Common Council Chambers at City Hall, 198 N Washington Street, Rome, NY. All are welcome.
Did You Know?
The 363-mile long original Erie Canal was the longest uninterrupted canal in the world. It included 83 locks and had a rise of 583 feet from the Hudson River to Lake Erie. Boats of 30 ton capacity could be used on the original canal. More...