Six Miles Shared by Many Nations

For centuries, the Oneida Carrying Place, a six mile portage connecting the Mohawk River and Wood Creek, served as a vital link for those traveling by water from the ocean to the Great Lakes. When Europeans arrived, nations fought for control of the carry, the homelands of the Six Nations Confederacy, and the rich resources of North America. In this struggle, Fort Stanwix would play a vital role. Read More

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Plan Your Visit

What's going on around the park and when is the best time to visit? Check out these pages to begin your adventure!

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From Memory to Monument

Find out how the fort came to be reconstructed in the middle of the City of Rome in the park’s newest online exhibit.

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The History of Fort Stanwix

Discover the vital role that Fort Stanwix/Schuyler, the fort that "never surrendered," played in the American Revolution.

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Calendar of Events

Fun for all ages and free of charge, there's lots to do at Fort Stanwix! Check out the calendar of events by clicking here.

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Become a Junior Ranger!

Have some fun the 18th Century way! Play with wooden toys, volunteer as a Scout Ranger, and become a Fort Stanwix Junior Ranger today!

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Plan a Free Field Trip

Use the park as a classroom and plan a Fort Stanwix field trip! All programs meet NYS and Common Core standards and are free of charge.

Last updated: September 17, 2019

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