Fort Stanwix

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Fort Stanwix is a historical museum including an authentically restored 1758 fort. It is said to be haunted by apparitions and paranormal occirrences night or day. Witnesses say doorknobs turn, doors open and close, lights go on and off, alarms are tripped, footsteps, voices and a woman’s crying are heard, and apparitions of soldiers and a little boy have been seen throughout the grounds. One of the ghosts seen most often is that of a one-legged man who sits on a bed in the barracks. Visitors should also listen for the phantom sound of a fife and drum corps.

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Geographic Information

112 East Park St.
Rome, NY
United States

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43.210589641664995, -75.45529197063905
Oneida County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Rome, NY (0.2 mi.)
Westmoreland, NY (7.0 mi.)
Oriskany, NY (7.2 mi.)
Verona, NY (7.7 mi.)
Clark Mills, NY (9.0 mi.)
Vernon, NY (10.0 mi.)
Holland Patent, NY (10.2 mi.)
Whitesboro, NY (10.3 mi.)
New York Mills, NY (11.0 mi.)
Yorkville, NY (11.5 mi.)


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