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Fort Schuyler

Fort Schuyler (skĪˈlər) [key]. 1 Name given during the American Revolution to the rebuilt Fort Stanwix, on the site of Rome, N.Y. 2 Fort built on the site of Utica, N.Y., in 1758. 3 Fort built (c.1856) as part of the defenses of New York harbor in Throgs Neck, N.Y. The fort is now in New York City on the grounds of the Maritime College of the State Univ. of New York and houses the Maritime Industry Museum.

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