• large wooden spikes jut out from a large wooden angular wall lit by sunlight. verdant grass surrounds it.

    Fort Stanwix

    National Monument New York

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.

Did You Know?

a line of men marching, muskets flask in sun pointing at you, they wear scarlet red

Out of the approximately 2,000 people who attacked Fort Schuyler/Stanwix, under the command of the British officer Barry St. Leger, only about 200 of them were actually British Regular troops, or "red coats." The rest were a combination of British allied colonists, Indians, and German Regulars. More...