• 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
12kb GIF file
Map of main routes into west, south, and east Rome.

Regional Map
17kb GIF file
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
49kb GIF file

Did You Know?

tents with white walls surround grass and wooden walls twice as tall

Fort Stanwix has two names. Named for Gen. John Stanwix, this was the fort's name under the British. When rebuilt by the Americans, it was then named for Gen. Phillip Schuyler. However, there were several other Fort Schuylers in New York at that time, so the name never stuck due to the confusion.