Bridge Repair Work
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.
Fort Stanwix National Monument is accessible by bicycle by way of the trails along the Erie Canal National Heritage Corridor. Fort Stanwix sits a mile from the original canal site, at the center of New York, and welcomes all travelers.
Did You Know?
At the time of the American Revolution, boys as young as 14 could become an officer in the British Army, and command men 2 to 3 times their age.