Historic Fort Ontario

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Fort Ontario History and Archaeology Conference

Fort Ontario History and Archaeology Conference

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 battle sites along Lake Ontario.

Look here for more information as the speaker list is confirmed and arrangements are finalized.

Lecture on Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Center

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 Oswego Players Frances Marion Brown Theater on the grounds of Fort Ontario. The Theater is in the Oswego Civic Center, at the end of E. Fourth St., before the Fort entrance to the parking lot.

Fort Ontario Post Cemetery Wreaths

Fort Ontario Post Cemetery Wreaths

Create and lay wreaths at the Post Cemetery to honor the soldiers, women and children interred there. Show that they are not forgotten this holiday season!.

Dec 16, 2017

Assemble in the Enlisted Men’s Barracks at 10:00 am to make wreaths.

Laying of the wreaths at the Post cemetery will be at 2:00 pm.

This event is created and coordinated by Corey King, Americorps staff.

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