Historic Fort Ontario

Fort Ontario Conference on History and Archeology April 21 and 22

“Reflections on the Great War, 1914-1918” is this year’s theme for the Fort Ontario Conference on History and Archeology. Most of the presentations will center on World War I, but there is a variety of topics.

Saturday Speakers

  • Paul Lear – Fort Ontario in the War of 1917
  • George A. Bray III – Bradstreet’s 1758 Raid on Fort Frontenac
  • Rene Chartrand –  Canadian Army Uniforms and Equipment 1914-1918
  • Timothy J. Abel, PhD – Lake Ontario’s Forgotten War of 1812 Naval Shipyard
  • Brian Leigh Dunnigan – Historic Links in the Waterways of the Early Great Lakes
  • Dianne Graves – John McCrae, The Armistice and the Remembrance Poppy
  • Donald E. Graves – The Daily Life of the Canadian Soldier on the Western Front, 1915-1918, and Those Who Waited at Home for Him

Sunday’s Bus Tour will take guests to sites of the War of 1812: Oswego, Great Sandy and the Great Cable Carry route.

Pre-registration and payment required

  • Saturday 4/21 registration, including lunch and breaks – $35
  • Sunday 4/22 Bus tour including lunch – $35
  • Both Days – $60

To register, call the fort at 315-343-4711.

Or Register Online here

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