Honor America Days
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!
Veterans Day Weekend Living History Encampment
Contact: William Sawyer, 315-338-7730
Rome, NY — On Saturday and Sunday, November 8 and 9, 2008, Fort Stanwix National Monument will host an 18th century living history encampment. Reenactors from throughout New York State, as well as men and women from other states and Canada, will demonstrate what life was like at the fort when it was an active military post. In addition to the events inside the fort, the Oneida Indian Nation will provide special programs at the Marinus Willett Center throughout the day on Saturday, November 8th. These programs will be provided by the Nation’s First Allies Living History Department and Archeologist. Come out, explore and enjoy two days of fun and education at Fort Stanwix. These programs are for people of all ages; children and adults, individuals and families.
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Did You Know?
Musicians in the Continental Army of the American Revolutionary War acted as the radios of their day. They wore the opposite colors of the other troops in their regiment so their officers could see them to relay orders and form lines around them quickly in battle.