Fort Stanwix National Monument reconstructing the past and partnering for the future by Joan M. Zenzen

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Historic buildings -- Conservation and restoration -- New York (State) -- Rome,
  • Fortification -- Conservation and restoration -- New York (State) -- Rome,
  • Historic preservation -- New York (State) -- Rome,
  • Fort Stanwix National Monument (Rome, N.Y.),
  • Fort Stanwix National Monument (Rome, N.Y.) -- History,
  • Rome (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc,
  • Fort Stanwix (Rome, N.Y.) -- Siege, 1777

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-291) and index.

Book details

StatementJoan M. Zenzen.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF129.R82 Z46 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 298 p. :
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16881871M
ISBN 10079147433X
ISBN 109780791474334
LC Control Number2007030814

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The Treaty of Fort Stanwix represented a monumental step forward that demonstrated that peace was a possibility between the Natives and Americans. Unlike many of the preceding agreements, the Native Americans weren’t subjected to overt manipulation, and the mutual respect shown at Fort Stanwix became a model for future treaties.

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That way you can begin your explorations early. Find out how the fort came to be reconstructed in the middle of the City of Rome in the park’s newest online exhibit. The History of Fort Stanwix Discover the vital role that Fort Stanwix/Schuyler, the fort that "never surrendered," played in the American Revolution.

This book looks at the history of Fort Stanwix and documents how the people of Rome, New York, partnered with the National Park Service to create Fort Stanwix National Monument, a reconstructed log-and-sod Revolutionary War fort located in the center of the city. Initially undertaken as part of Rome s urban renewal effort to revive a failing economy through tourism, the fort Reviews: 1.

Fort Stanwix National Monument is a United States National Historic Site in Rome, New York, managed by the National Park Service (NPS). The current fort is a reconstruction of the historic Fort Fort Stanwix National Monument book occupying approximately 16 acres ( ha) of downtown Rome.

The fort site—although not the reconstruction itself—is listed in the National Register of Historic on: E. Park St., Rome, NY. Fort Stanwix National Monument visitor center and fort will temporarily close effective Wednesday, Ma in response to the coronavirus COVID outbreak.

The grounds and paths in the park remain open. The decision was made in consultation with public health authorities. The health and safety of our visitors, employees, and volunteers have /5(). The Fort Stanwix National Monument bookstore features a wide range of books and gifts that will appeal to the American Revolutionary War and French &Indian War buff, living historians, and the general public.

Looking for more information. Explore the other pages in this section to learn more. The Siege of Fort Stanwix (also known at the time as Fort Schuyler) began on August 2,and ended August Fort Stanwix, in the western part of the Mohawk River Valley, was then the primary defense point for the Continental Army against British and Indian forces aligned against them in the American Revolutionary on: Fort Stanwix, New York, 43°12′38″N.

Joan Zenzen writes in her book Fort Stanwix National Monument that “one defining characteristic of Carroll is his attention to detail” (p. 81). He relied on many different resources while drafting his plans, including archeological finds at the site, visits to other 18 th -century forts, letters and journals written during the fort’s use.

Fort Stanwix, Fort Stanwix National Monument, New York Fort Stanwix National Monument, New York Aerial view (partly photographic) of reconstructed Revolutionary War fort.

"*GPO: / Reprint " Title from panel. On this day inPresident Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the “Fort Stanwix Act” into law, for “preservation as a national monument for the benefit and inspiration of the people under the direction of the Secretary of the Interior by the National Park Service ”.

This act was numbered of the 74th Congress/5(). The discussion and book signing will take place at the Marinus Willet Visitor Center located at S. James St. from – p.m.

on Saturday Aug Fort Stanwix National Monument is open seven days a week from a.m. to p.m. Admission to the park is free. Activities are ongoing unless noted. Hotels near Fort Stanwix National Monument: ( mi) Hampton Inn Rome ( mi) Wingate by Wyndham Rome ( mi) Oak and Ivy Bed and Breakfast ( mi) The Convent: Angels Nest Bed & Breakfast ( mi) The Rome Motel; View all hotels near Fort Stanwix National Monument on Tripadvisor/5().

The payroll was distributed by Lieutenant Myndert Roseboom, the owner of this book. The individual standing by to ensure that the payments were made to the individual soldiers was Goose Van Schiack, whose rank during this time is unknown. During the American Revolution Van Schiack became the Commandant of Fort Schuyler (Stanwix).Location: East Park St, Rome,NY.

Things to do near Fort Stanwix National Monument. Rome Historical Society & Museum; LAN Mob Gaming Center; Capitol Theatre; Cinema Capitol; Bellamy Harbor Park; Corey Colmey Drum Instruction; H.P. Sears Service Station Museum; The Flashback Sports Bar; The Mill; Copper City Brewing Company; Legends Sports Bar; Skana, the Spa at Turning Stone /5().

Inside the museum collection facilities at Fort Stanwix National Monument. NPS Photo. The museum collections at Fort Stanwix National Monument consist of approximatelyobjects. Most of the collection consists of archeological artifacts recovered from the excavations that took place during the s prior to the reconstruction of the fort.

Troops from Fort Stanwix also participated in the Clinton-Sullivan Campaign and protected America's northwest frontier from British campaigns until finally abandoned in Support Our Parks The protection of our national parks is a job we can all do.

From the Orderly Book of Major John Graham: Today is the 44th anniversary of Fort Stanwix National Monument open ing to the public. And in honor of the occasion, we encourage you to binge "40 " the park history series commissioned for the 40th anniversary celebrations.

Fort Stanwix National Monument will host a French and Indian War Encampment this weekend May 26 & 27, A variety of programs and demonstrations will take place throughout the weekend. The park is open seven days a week from a.m.

to p.m. from April 1 through December Admission to the fort is free. Activities are ongoing unless. Fort Stanwix National Monument, Rome, New York. 7K likes. The official Facebook page of the Fort that "never surrendered" & associated parks.

Follow & share your experience. #FortStanwix/5(). The fort was part of the Saratoga Campaign ofit helped protect the Mohawk River. Fighting raged around the fort in August, The fort has garrison life exhibits and throughout the year will have living history events.

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K likes. The official Facebook page of the Fort that "never surrendered" & associated parks. Follow & /5(). What was a typical day at Fort Stanwix like during the French & Indian War. Watch here to find out. Want to learn more. Come join us at the French & Indian War Weekend on Saturday, May 26th, to discover the reasons behind America's first war for empire.

Fort Stanwix, Fort Stanwix National Monument, New York Fort Stanwix National Monument, New York Aerial view (partly photographic) of reconstructed Revolutionary War fort in Rome (N.Y.).

"*GPO/ Reprint ". Fort Stanwix National Monument: Dont miss this - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Rome, NY, at Tripadvisor.5/5(). Dedicated on OctoFort Stanwix National Monument stands in Rome, New York. Known as "the fort that never surrendered," Fort Stanwix originally protected an essential Great Lakes portage connecting the Mohawk River and Wood Creek, and later played a role as a Patriot stronghold in the American Revolution.

The fort is a full size recreation on the original site. It's importance to the success of the American Revolution is hard to over state. It was situated to control the overland choke point on the water route across New York/5(). is the 40th anniversary of the Fort Stanwix National Monument opening to the public and the park is celebrating by releasing a series of 40 short.

Fort Union National Monument is a unit of the National Park Service of the United States, and is located north of Watrous in Mora County, New national monument was founded on J The site preserves the second of three forts constructed on the site beginning inas well as the ruins of the on: Mora County, New Mexico, U.S.

Fort Pulaski National Monument is located on Cockspur Island between Savannah and Tybee Island, preserves Fort Pulaski, where in during the American Civil War, the Union Army successfully tested rifled cannon in combat, the success of which rendered brick fortifications obsolete.

The fort was also used as a prisoner-of-war National Monument Location: Chatham County, Georgia, USA. Get this from a library. Fort Stanwix: Fort Stanwix National Monument, New York. [United States. National Park Service,; Harpers Ferry Center (U.S.),]. Get this from a library.

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Downtown Rome, New York, is unlike any other downtown area in America. There's a reconstruction of a colonial fort. Fort Stanwix, nicknamed "The Fort That Never Surrendered", was a Revolution-era fort that withstood three battles and a month-long siege in The layout of the fort looks like a four-point ninja throwing star when seen from above.

Fort Stanwix National Monument is centered around the rebuilt Fort Stanwix. The fort was originally constructed by the British during the French and Indian War and was later an important site for the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. It is also claimed that the fort was the first place where the American flag was ever officially.

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 /5().Hotel in Rome ( miles from Fort Stanwix National Monument) This Rome, New York hotel offers a heated indoor pool, hour business center and each modern room has a flat-screen TV.

Fort Stanwix National Monument is miles away. Fort Stanwix National Monument. owktree. Siege of Fort Stanwix for more details.) An interesting book on the Mohawk Valley region during this time period is Berleth’s _Bloody Mohawk_.

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