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

Visiting Officers’ Lodging

Fort Stanwix National Monument

 
 
Visiting Officers’ Lodging Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 30, 2014
1. Visiting Officers’ Lodging Marker
Inscription.
Regiments were posted to the fort anywhere from four months to two years. As companies moved in and out of the fort, a space like this served as temporary lodging for the officers of a newly arriving regiment. Such space also housed officers visiting the fort on official business.

Capt. Gregg, being much Recovered of his Wounds, set off for Albany. Same Day Arrived Capt. Swartout, Lieuts. Diefendorf, Ball, Welch, McClellan, Bowen, Oatrander and Colbreath & Ensign Denniston, with a Number of Recruits for the Regiment.”
      Journal of William Colbrath, July 19th, 1777
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 43° 12.631′ N, 75° 27.308′ W. Marker is in Rome, New York, in Oneida County. Marker can be reached from Black River Blvd. (New York State Route 26), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located inside Fort Stanwix. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 E Park Street, Rome NY 13440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Suttler (here, next to this marker); Artillerymen (here, next to this marker); Missionary’s Quarters (here, next to this
Visiting Officers’ Lodging Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 30, 2014
2. Visiting Officers’ Lodging Marker
marker); Soldiers’ Quarters: Barracks Building (a few steps from this marker); Junior Officers’ Quarters (a few steps from this marker); Soldiers’ Quarters: Casemate (a few steps from this marker); Family Quarters (a few steps from this marker); Commandant’s Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rome.
 
More about this marker. A picture on the marker depicts several officers and their aides in the Visiting Officers’ Quarters.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Stanwix National Monument. National Park Service website. (Submitted on August 6, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Marker in Fort Stanwix image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 30, 2014
3. Marker in Fort Stanwix
Visiting Officers’ Lodging Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 30, 2014
4. Visiting Officers’ Lodging Marker
Inside the Visiting Officers’ Lodging image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 30, 2014
5. Inside the Visiting Officers’ Lodging
Inside the Visiting Officers’ Lodging image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 30, 2014
6. Inside the Visiting Officers’ Lodging
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 6, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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