Walking on an ancient trail...

Walking on an ancient trail... (HMLT1)

Location: Rome, NY 13440 Oneida County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 12.613', W 75° 27.422'

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— Fort Stanwix National Monument —

For centuries American Indians, traders, soldiers, and travelers crossed over this very path. Here goods and ideas were exchanged.

The name of this portage trail between two river systems is the "Oneida Carrying Place." It served as a major east-west route linking the Atlantic to the Great Lakes when waterways were the lifeblood of trade.

Trace the path back in time.

Depending on the season, boats and goods were carried over land as much as six miles between the two rivers
HM NumberHMLT1
Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 1:59pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 462875 N 4784260
Decimal Degrees43.21021667, -75.45703333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 12.613', W 75° 27.422'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 12' 36.78" N, 75° 27' 25.32" W
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Area Code(s)315
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 112-122 N James St, Rome NY 13440, US
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