National Park Service Press Release
Fort Stanwix National Monument --This week’s National Park Getaway
|For Immediate Release:
||April 03, 2013
||Kimberly Szewczyk, 315-336-3126
Kat Kirby, 202-208-6843
|Fort Stanwix National Monument --This week’s National Park Getaway
ROME, NY – As you near the fort, you can hear the commander feverously barking orders to his gun crew. The air suddenly cracks with the sound of cannons firing. Overhead, fire and smoke blast from the cannon muzzles jutting out of the embrasures on the bastion.
The echo of cannon and the smell of black powder drift on the air and waft down the glacis, the grassy slope beyond the walls, toward you. It’s an artillery demonstration at Fort Stanwix National Monument! Read more
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