There are a lot fun things to do at Fort Stanwix, in the visitor center, or around the grounds!
For example, you can:
• Decide and declare your allegiance to the Crown or to Independence
• Build your own wooden fort
• See a model of the fort
• Become a Junior Ranger
.."Adventure on the Carry"..
For ages 3 to 6, a fun filled expedition where children will meet new friends and see many new things.
An exciting way for you and your child to explore Fort Stanwix!!
To participate in this activity when you arrive at the park, please ask a ranger at the Marinus Willett Center information desk.
.Why not try some Fort Stanwix Online Games?.
Continental Army Word Search
91kb JPG File
Fort Schuyler Crossword Puzzle
Fort Words Matching Game
Online Game Answers:
Continental Army Word Search Answer
106kb JPG File
Fort Schuyler Crossword Answer
106kb JPG File
Fort Definitions Matching Game Answers
85kb PDF File
Junior Ranger "S." spent a lot of time completing his popsicle stick Fort Stanwix. It has a draw bridge and even four bastions. He even found cannons and model soldiers to put inside of it to represent a siege!
Traveling with a special book called a "journal" makes it much easier to remember the special things you have done and where you've been.
During the American Revolutionary War, different soldiers and officers kept special journals called "Orderly Books" to keep track of the day's orders and commands. To learn about the First New York Regiment's Orderly Book visit: Fort Stanwix NM Preservation
You can make a journal out of a few scraps of paper strung or stapled together. To make ink to write in your journal, follow the instructions below:
Make Your Own Ink:
2. Add the vinegar and salt to the juice so that it will last a long time.
3. Keep the lid on the jar when not using the ink,
Last updated: August 17, 2020