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

    Fort Stanwix

    National Monument New York

Maps

Local Site Map
264kb PDF file
Map of Fort Stanwix NM and its visitor center, where parking is, and all main roads adjacent.

Directions to Rome Map
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Map of main routes into west, south, and east Rome.

Regional Map
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Located in the middle of the state meant that all traffic going east or west across New York in the 18th century came under the guns of Fort Stanwix.

Upstate New York NPS Units
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Did You Know?

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In the 18th century it was possible to travel to the interior of North America almost entirely by water. Fort Stanwix was built to protect the largest break in this chain, the Oneida Carrying Place. This was a 1-6 mile long portage area situated between the Mohawk River and Wood Creek in New York. More...