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A New Exhibit is Coming to Fort Stanwix

Learn something new from the history of New York at a new exhibit coming to Fort Stanwix, opening in just a few days.

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Rare Fort Stanwix Bank $5 Bill Available On eBay

Have you ever heard of The Fort Stanwix National Bank Of Rome? For over 32 years, between 1865 -1896, Rome printed $1,063,740 dollars worth of national currency. Today, that currency is extremely rare and valuable. 

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Oriskany Battlefield Monument
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This Weekend Marks the Anniversary of The Battle of Oriskany

One of the bloodiest battles of the Revolutionary War happened on August 6th. A special ceremony for its anniversary is scheduled this weekend.

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4th Of July Events Going On At Fort Stanwix

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. 

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‘Operation Sabotage Stanwix’ Returns To Fort Stanwix

Looking for some fun in Rome? On April 23rd, “Operation Sabotage Stanwix,” an interactive escape room puzzle game that allows players to travel back in time, returns to Fort Stanwix National Monument.

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Is There Hidden Treasure Buried in Rome, New York?

Buried treasure in Rome? Sounds like the start of a Disney movie, but there are rumors of gold that was left behind from the Revolutionary war. Is there any truth behind those rumors, though?

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Rome Tomb of Unknown Revolutionary War Solider
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Rome’s Less Known Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary Soldiers

Arlington National Cemetery is well known for the Tomb of the Unknown Solider. A similar monument, containing the unknown remains of soldiers of the Revolutionary War sits quietly in downtown Rome, New York.

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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. 

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Have You Ever Heard Of The Fort Stanwix National Bank Of Rome?

Have you ever heard of The Fort Stanwix National Bank Of Rome? For over 32 years, 1865 -1896, Rome New York printed $1,063,740 dollars worth of national currency.

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Is Fort Stanwix Haunted?- Ghost Stories From Rome

As you enter the city of Rome, you are greeted with a revolutionary way Fort named Fort Stanwix. Many residents of Rome believe this fort is haunted with a variety of ghosts.

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Where Can We See Fireworks Near Utica In July?

Several fireworks displays will be taking place in June and July throughout Central New York.

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Did You Know it’s National Park Week?

That's right. This week is a time to celebrate our national parks as part of National Park Week from April 20-28, 2013. Here's something that I learned while researching National Park Week--there are 401 national parks, according to the National Park Service website. That's pretty amazing. And, after doing a little bit more research, we have a national park right in our own backyard. Do you know where it is? I'll give you a hint: it's in Rome.

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