Spend Memorial Day Weekend At The ‘World At War’ Encampment At Fort Stanwix
Looking for something fun to see this weekend in Rome for Memorial Day? Check out the “World At War” encampment event at Fort Stanwix on Saturday and Sunday.
The park will be hosting its annual French & Indian War encampment from 9AM to 5PM on Saturday, May 23rd and 9AM to 3PM on Sunday, May 24th.
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The theme of this year’s program is “World at War” and a full range of activities including weapons demonstrations, fortification walks, and everyday laundry chores, will allow you to interact with reenactors portraying the British and Colonial troops that built and garrisoned Fort Stanwix.
Fort Stanwix was built by the British in 1758 to protect the area from French invasion and to support British attacks into French-controlled Canada during the French & Indian War.This war pitted England and the 13 Colonies against the French to decide who would be the controlling power in North America, Europe, and other lands, effectively plunging the world into one of its first world wars.”
Remenmber, Fort Stanwix National Monument is open seven days a week from 9AM to 5PM. Admission to the park is free.