• 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!

Public Meeting to Discuss General Management Plan

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Date: October 26, 2008
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.

A copy of the full study is available online at http://parkplanning.nps.gov. Simply search for Fort Stanwix National Monument on the website. For those unable to attend the meeting, public comments can be submitted by mail to Superintendent Debbie Conway, Fort Stanwix National Monument, 112 E. Park Street, Rome, NY 13440. Comments can be submitted electronically through the National Park Service Planning, Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) website at http://parkplanning.nps.gov. The deadline for comments is December 1, 2008.


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Did You Know?

tents with white walls surround grass and wooden walls twice as tall

Fort Stanwix has two names. Named for Gen. John Stanwix, this was the fort's name under the British. When rebuilt by the Americans, it was then named for Gen. Phillip Schuyler. However, there were several other Fort Schuylers in New York at that time, so the name never stuck due to the confusion.