Looking to celebrate Independence Day at a site that celebrates America's independence every day? Fort Stanwix in Rome is hosting a variety of activities on Monday July 4th. 

There are several events happening all day long:

Declare Your Allegiance!: Sign your own Declaration of Independence or loyalty oath

 

I Am Free Because: "Freedom" and "Independence" are not just words;they are also ideas. What do they mean to you and why?

 

Here's a list of events happening at specific times:

9:30 –10 am- Memorial Service

Join the community at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to honor the Revolution's fallen

 

10 –10:30 am- Walk Through Time

Discover the history of the Oneida Carry and its role during the American Revolution.

 

10 –10:30 am- Join the Continental Line

Enlist as a soldier in the 1st NY Regiment of the Continental Line

 

11 –11:45 am- Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Listen to the words that placed a new nation on the world stage. Period cheers and muskets salutes to the new nation and its supporters to follow.
Public Reading of the

 

1 –1:45 pm- Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Listen to the words that placed a new nation on the world stage. Period cheers and muskets salutes to the new nation and its supporters to follow.

 

2 –2:30 pm- Walk Through Time 

Discover the history of the Oneida Carry and its role during the American Revolution

 

2 –3:30 pm- 18th Century Baseball Game 

Join in or root for your favorite team!

 

4 –4:45 pm- Military Music &Retreat

Sing-along with popular military songs of the day and learn why they were written

 

***Please note events are subject to change. Contact Fort Stanwix for the latest event times.

 


BONUS VIDEO- Cute Kid Understands Memorial Day