At Fort Stanwix National Monument, children are encouraged to explore, ask questions, and participate in park programs and events. At the visitor center, youth of all ages can "Build Your Own Fort" and discover the park's Junior Ranger Station!
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Did You Know?
Construction of the Erie Canal began near Rome, NY after the first ceremonial shovel full of earth was turned on July 4, 1817. This canal, located only a few miles away from the ruins of Fort Stanwix, would soon overtake the Oneida Carry as New York's prinicple waterway. More...