Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Rome in Oneida County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Discover how courage, survival, and success against the odds shaped history...

 

—Fort Stanwix National Monument —

 
Discover how courage, survival, and success against the odds shaped history... Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2010
1. Discover how courage, survival, and success against the odds shaped history... Marker
Inscription. The outcome of the American Revolution, and the opening of the West during both wartime and peace, hinged upon events at this gateway between East and West.

Walk the Oneida Carrying Place
Rediscover this trail between East and West crossed by American Indians, American colonists, and Europeans.

Visit the Marinus Willett Collections Management and Education Center
Experience the impact of the events at Fort Stanwix through the eyes of 18th-century people and discover their story through the evidence they left behind.

Explore the Fort
Step back into the 18th century and imagine life at the fort. Park rangers provide fun and educational programs for people of all ages.

 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 43° 12.631′ N, 75° 27.431′ W. Marker is in Rome, New York, in Oneida County. Marker can be reached from North James Street (New York State Route 26) east of West Dominick Street. Touch for map. This historical marker is located near where the Fort Stanwix National Monument walking path begins, off of North James Street, and about 120 feet north of the entrance of the Fort Stanwix National Monument's Museum and Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Rome NY 13440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Discover how courage, survival, and success against the odds shaped history... Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2010
2. Discover how courage, survival, and success against the odds shaped history... Marker
View of the historical marker in the foreground and the Fort Stanwix National Monument Visitor Center and Museum in the background.
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Gateway between East and West.... (within shouting distance of this marker); Walking on an ancient trail... (within shouting distance of this marker); Stars & Stripes First Flew in Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fort Community... (within shouting distance of this marker); Southwest Bombproof: Storeroom and Siege Hospital (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Guard Duty (about 500 feet away); Their voices heard... (about 500 feet away); Powder Magazine (about 500 feet away). 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. Colonial EraForts, CastlesMilitaryNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Discover how courage, survival, and success against the odds shaped history... Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2010
3. Discover how courage, survival, and success against the odds shaped history... Marker
View of the Fort Stanwix National Monument sign at the beginning of the park's walking tour pathway. To the right of the park's sign, and in the background, is the featured historical marker.
 
 
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 540 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 20, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
Paid Advertisement