Historic Fort Ontario

Fort Ontario History & Archeology Conference Schedule of Events

“Perspectives on Warfare & Conflict”
Lake Ontario Event and Conference Center
Best Western Hotel, 26 E 1st St, Oswego, NY 13126

Friday Speakers, April 21 – 6:30 PM
Erica Wong: Student Presentation, “History of the Spanish Influenza Epidemic at Fort Ontario”
Round Table Discussion with the Historians- Oswego in the French and Indian War and The War of 1812

Saturday Speakers, April 22 – 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM – Lectures
Colonel Harold Youmans, USA Ret. – “George E. Mitchell: A Doctor in War and Peace”
Dr. Joseph Diamond – An Archeological Examination of Two 17th Century Stockades in Ulster County, NY. Wildwyck (Kingston) and Huguenot Street (New Paltz).
Rene Chartrand – Montcalm’s Crushing Blow: French & Indian Raids along New York’s Oswego River, 1756.
Dr. Douglas Pippin – The British on Lake Ontario During the American Revolution; An Archeological Perspective. Carleton Island, Fort Ontario, & Fort Niagara.
Anthony Gero – Black Soldiers of New York State; A Proud Legacy, 1750-1950.
Dr. Richard Weyhing – “They Closed Their Eyes & Risked Death to Come Here: Menominee Warriors at the Siege of Oswego, 1756.”
Donald E. Graves – “Drink, Drugs, Rock & Roll & Sex: The Seamy Underbelly of the War of 1812.”

Sunday, April 23 – 8:30 AM – Bus Tour of French & Indian War Sites
Registration for both days: $50 – General, $40 – Student
(includes Saturday & Sunday Lunch)
Saturday Only: $30 (includes lunch) – $15 – Student
Sunday Bus Tour Only: $25 (includes lunch)
Advance Reservation & Payment Required
Registration Form found at [www.historicfortontario.com]
For more Information: Call (315)343-4711, [Paul.Lear@parks.ny.gov]
Fort Ontario Conference on History & Archaeology