Historic Fort Ontario

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Fort Ontario Conference on History and Archeology

April 21 @ 8:00 am - April 22 @ 5:00 pm

$60

“Reflections on the Great War”

Speakers:

  • George Bray. “Lt. Colonel John Bradstreet’s Raid on Fort Frontenac, August 26-28, 1758
  • Brian Leigh Dunnigan . “Historic Links in the Waterways of the Early Great Lakes”
  • Rene Chartrand. “Canadian Army Uniforms and Equipment 1914-1918.”
  • Timothy J. Abel. A Battleship in the Wilderness: The Story of the Chippewa and Lake Ontario’s Forgotten War of 1812 Naval Shipyard.”
  • Paul Lear. “General Hospital #5, Fort Ontario in the War of 1917.”
  • Dianne Graves. “‘At the going down of the sun’: John McCrae, the Armistice and the Remembrance Poppy a hundred years on.”
  • Donald E. Graves. “Mud, Misery, Murder and Plum-Apple Jam: The Daily Life of the Canadian Soldier on the Western Front, 1915-1918, and of those Who Waited at Home for Him.”

Sunday Bus Tour

The bus will take participants on a guided tour of War of 1812 sites along Lake Ontario including the Battle of Big Sandy Creek, the path of the Great Cable Carry, and Sackets Harbor.

Venue

Lake Ontario Event & Conference Center
Best Western Hotel, 26 East 1st Street
Oswego, NY 13126 United States
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Organizer

Friends of Fort Ontario
Website:
http://historicfortontario.com/

Dates, Times and Fees of Events are subject to change – call ahead to verify.

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