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Oriskany Battlefield State Historic Site

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Oriskany Battlefield monument/ site

I found this site through Trip Advisor. The site is in a quiet location which is very apropos... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Stephen M
A quiet little place.

We went to Oriskany Battlefield before Fort Stanwix, with minimal knowledge of the the siege in... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
CaroleB1190
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

I found this site through Trip Advisor. The site is in a quiet location which is very apropos considering the reason for the Monument. The Groundskeeper was very helpful in describing the location and battlefield situation. It's worth the side trip to see a bit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We went to Oriskany Battlefield before Fort Stanwix, with minimal knowledge of the the siege in 1777. The NPS employee was very informative! We enjoyed our time here.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

This is a battlefield site that is mostly overlooked or forgotten. Even locals know little about. There are two monuments with one being a central oblisk listing all the Patriots lost that day. The other is a monument to the unknowns who fell that day....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank C_More_1946
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Small site where an overlooked but pivotal battle took place. Can easily be seen in an hour. Small visitor's center. I was the only one there that afternoon. Must admit, I had not heard that much about the battle. Very interesting. I recommend going to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank TransplantedBuckeye
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Coming from the east it may be easy to miss. My GPS was great to notify me when I was at the gate. The visitor building can't be seen from the road - you have to drive in, park and walk down the hill to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank bensonjo999
Reviewed 11 September 2017

A small battlefield site which was important to Burgoyne's defeat at Saratoga several months later. Patriot militia stopped British and Loyalists troops and their Indian allies from marching down the Mohawk Valley to join with Burgoyne's forces coming down the Hudson Valley. Small visitor center...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank C0rgiL0ver
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Couple this with a visit to Ft. Stanwix and you will understand the very important significance of this site, the monument and why it is such Hallowed Grounds. Take the time to read the placards placed around the site to understand the role this battle...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Ellesor826
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Small cool little historic site, a much leg stretcher if you are driving by :) Its FREE, the information center staff lady was funny and engaging. We never knew there was all this history in the area....

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank CANADIANOntario
Reviewed 2 July 2017

A small but important battle took place here. It is sacred ground; many of the fallen are buried here. A small visitor center with a well informed volunteer helped us to understand what happened here. We even arrived in a thunderstorm, just like the original...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Arthur C
Reviewed 13 May 2017

You really need to visit Oriskany when visiting Fort Stanwix. This gives you an additional look at what took place in the Mohawk Valley. You should check this out.

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Eric P
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capital c
13 May 2015|
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Response from pamandrick56 |
It can take as little as 15 minutes (if you don't walk the Battlefield) or as much as two hours if you read all the signs or visit with the Ranger in the Visitors Center! It all depends on how active you wish to be!
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