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Rome in Oneida County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Stanwix

Defending the Mohawk Valley

 

—Fort Stanwix National Monument —

 
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By Dale K. Benington, June 16, 2010
1. Fort Stanwix Marker
Inscription. Fort Stanwix...is large and well situated. The Examination of this fortification gave me a better idea of the strength and Importance of a Fort than any thing I ever before saw or Read.
Captain Joseph Bloomfield, 1776
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 43° 12.601′ N, 75° 27.326′ W. Marker is in Rome, New York, in Oneida County. Marker can be reached from Black River Boulevard North (New York State Route 46) west of East Dominick Street (New York State Route 49). Touch for map. This historical marker is located east of the Fort Stanwix National Monument's Museum and Visitor Center and just inside of the front gate of the reconstructed Fort Stanwix, along the fort's entrance pathway. Marker is in this post office area: Rome NY 13440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Soldiers’ Quarters: Casemate (within shouting distance of this marker); Southwest Bombproof: Storeroom and Siege Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Their voices heard... (within shouting distance of this marker); Guard Duty (within shouting distance of this
Fort Stanwix Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 16, 2010
2. Fort Stanwix Marker
View of historical marker in foreground with Fort Stanwix in the immediate background.
marker); Missionary’s Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Suttler (within shouting distance of this marker); Visiting Officers’ Lodging (within shouting distance of this marker); Artillerymen (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rome.
 
More about this marker. This marker is part of a walking tour that goes around the outer perimeter of Fort Stanwix.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesMilitaryWar, US Revolutionary
 
Fort Stanwix Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 16, 2010
3. Fort Stanwix Marker
View of historical marker along the pathway entrance to the main gate of Fort Stanwix.
Fort Stanwix Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2010
4. Fort Stanwix Marker
View of historical marker along the entrance pathway to the main gate of Fort Stanwix, with a view of the fort in the background.
Fort Stanwix image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 17, 2008
5. Fort Stanwix
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 681 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 20, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   5. submitted on June 1, 2011, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.
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