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

    Fort Stanwix

    National Monument New York

Willard Scott Visits the Fort

several men stand near a small cannon in 18th century clothing.
National Park Service

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News Release Date: April 24, 2004
Contact: Mike Caldwell, 315-336-3113

Television personality Willard Scott visited Fort Stanwix National Monument this afternoon. Mr. Scott was in the Mohawk Valley as part of the "Celebrate Mohawk Valley" program sponsored by the Genesis Group. Mr. Scott took time to visit with park visitors and park staff as well as give commands to fire the artillery. Several volunteers, the Oneida Indian Nation Living History group, Oneida County Executive Joe Griffo and Rome Mayor Jim Brown were on hand to welcome Mr. Scott to Rome.

Did You Know?

The Fort Stanwix Treaty of 1784, signed between the United States and the Iroquois Nation. Written on parchment paper

Seven American Indian Treaties and Land Purchases were negotiated or concluded at the site of Fort Stanwix. More...