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SCHEDULE Independence Day at the Fort

July 4, 2017

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fort Stanwix National Monument

Phone: (315) 338-7730

www.nps.gov/fost

100 N. James Street

Rome, NY 13440

Declare Your Allegiance! ALL DAY

Sign your own Declaration of Independence or loyalty oath

I Am Free Because... ALL DAY

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

Memorial Service

9:30 –10 am

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

Walk Through Time

10 –10:30 am

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

Join the Continental Line

10 –10:30 am

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

Public Reading of the

Declaration of Independence

11 –11:45 am

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

Declaration of Independence

1 –1:45 pm

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.

Walk Through Time

2 –2:30 pm

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

18th Century Baseball Game

2 –3:30 pm

Join in or root for your favorite team!

   

Military Music &Retreat

4 –4:45 pm

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