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History comes alive here

You can move back to the 18th century with ease at this living history nation park installation... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Timothy M
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Groton, United States
Recreation of a American Revolutionary War Fort.

The fort was part of the Saratoga Campaign of 1777, it helped protect the Mohawk River. Fighting... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2018
David D
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Savannah, Georgia
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Built in 1758 to guard a strategic port along a major transportation route, today this national site maintains an extensive archaeological collection and a nearly complete reconstructed Revolutionary War fort with interpreters.
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112 E Park St, Rome, NY 13440-5816
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You can move back to the 18th century with ease at this living history nation park installation. The museum is also a magnificent presentation of the revolutionary war

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 13 December 2018

The fort was part of the Saratoga Campaign of 1777, it helped protect the Mohawk River. Fighting raged around the fort in August, 1777. The fort has garrison life exhibits and throughout the year will have living history events. The new visitor is very informative,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank David D
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Cool place to go to if the kids are really little they may not like it as much but if they're school age they may think it's kind of neat

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Laura E
Reviewed 2 October 2018

we had good weather, enjoyed the outdoor walking tour of the fort and grounds. The inside displays and short movie clips were fantastic. You would not have to be a history buff to enjoy. It is for all levels of interest.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank 43jeannetten
Reviewed 10 September 2018

I have walked around this site several times, but have not had a chance to go in. Although significant construction was going on, it was still very informative. One awesome thing was that our dogs were able to join us, and even go in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank CaroleB1190
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Yet another of the small gems of the NPS. 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...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank whiskey3pa
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Thought this would be a quick visit. The staff here are so welcoming and knowledgeable you didn’t want to leave. We learned so much from the guides. They were so passionate about the fort and it’s history. Don’t miss this!

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank CarolinaTraveler
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Reproduction of Ft. Stanwix from the revolutionary war or American War of Independence. Visitors center has bathrooms, films, gift shop, and a handful of artifacts. No real museum.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Christopher K
Reviewed 8 August 2018

What a hidden gem Ft. Stanwix turned out to be. The wife and I traveled there with my son Mark and his family. I had never really thought much about it but I was greatly pleased to go there. Being a National Monument I had...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Peter G
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We took our five grand boys to Fort Stanwix for a long afternoon. They explored, dressed up in period costumes, watched several movies and listened to a docent explain about using canons. They even did some "homework" and got sworn in as Junior Park Rangers....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Pets are allowed on the grounds if they are on a leash, but only service animals are allowed inside any of the buildings. I lot of people walk their dogs on the paths. Of course, you must clean up after your pet and keep... More
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