Fort Ontario will once again host renown international historians at the Fort Ontario History and Archaeology Conference to be held at the Great Lakes Event and Conference Center in Oswego April 21-22. Sunday’s event is a bus tour of the War of 1812 battle sites along Lake Ontario.
Look here for more information as the speaker list is confirmed and arrangements are finalized.
Paul Lear, Site Supervisor of Fort Ontario Historic Site, will give a talk on the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter in WWII on the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. It will be held at the Quality Inn & Suites Riverside, 70 E. First St.
The Fort Museum shop will be open BY APPOINTMENT Monday through Friday from 10:00 to 3:00. Even though the Fort itself is closed, Friends of Fort Ontario staff will be available to help you. 315-343-4711
Come volunteer! Help make and lay wreaths for the Post Cemetery December 16th to honor the soldiers, women and children interred there. Show that they are not forgotten this holiday season! 10:00 Assemble in the Enlisted Men’s Barracks (the big…