Historic Fort Ontario

Fort Ontario Conference on History & Archeology Reflections on the Great War, 1914-1918


Saturday, April 21: 8:00am – Registration
8:30am – 5:00pm – Lectures – Lunch included

Sunday, April 22:   8:30am – Bus Tour of Historic Sites – Lunch included

SKU: 2018-4-21-22 Category:


 April 21-22, 2018
Lake Ontario Event & Conference Center

Best Western Hotel, 26 East 1st Street, Oswego, New York 13126

Time Line for 4/21/18

7:30AM –8:30AM Registration- Coffee’s on!
8:30AM – Welcome Honorable Mayor William J. Barlow, Jr.
8:45AM – 9:35AM George A. Bray III- “Lt. Colonel John Bradstreet’s Raid on Fort
Frontenac, August 26-28, 1758”
9:45AM – 10:35AM Brian Leigh Dunnigan- “Historic Links in the Waterways of the
Early Great Lakes”
10:45am-11:00am Morning Break
11:00AM – 11:50AM Dr. Timothy Abel- “A Battleship in the Wilderness: The Story of
the Chippewa and Lake Ontario’s Forgotten War of 1812 Naval

12:00PM – 1:00PM DINNER CALL
12:00PM – 1:00PM Please visit the Sutlers & Exhibitors
1:00PM – 1:50PM Paul Lear- “General Hospital #5, The History of Fort Ontario in
the Great War, 1917-1919.”
2:00PM – 2:50PM Dianne Graves- “At the going down of the sun’: John McCrae,
the Armistice and the Remembrance Poppy a hundred years
3:00PM – 3:10PM BREAK – Fall in for Coffee & Cookies
3:10PM – 4:00PM René Chartrand- “Canadian Army Uniforms and Equipment,
4:10PM – 5:00PM 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.”
5:10PM- Bar is open downstairs at Alex’s. Race you!!
7:00PM -? Dinner is on your own. Some of us will be downstairs at Alex’s!

Additional information


General Sat & Sun $60.00, General Sat Only $35, General Sun Only $35, Student Sat & Sun $50.00, Student Sat Only $20, Student Sun Only $35

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