• 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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    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.

Staff and Volunteers Take Part in Rome's Great American Clean Up

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Date: April 26, 2004
Contact: Mike Caldwell

Staff and volunteers from Fort Stanwix National Monument took part in Rome's annual "Great American Clean Up" this past weekend. This annual event is sponsored locally by the City of Rome and Rome Clean and Green. The fort team completed several projects including flower planting, tree pruning, grub removal, and prep work for fence re-paiting at the Tomb of the Unknown American Revolutionary War Soldier Monument.

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