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75th Anniversary Refugee Reunion & Commemorative Event

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

On Monday, August 5th, we will be celebrating the arrival of the 982 Holocaust Refugees at the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter on August 5th, 1944 starting at 7:30 am.
Reservations required by 1 July 2019. Contact Judy Rapaport 315-591-1050 or email jcrap53@gmail.com.

Schedule of Events

7:30 AM
Church Bells Ring!
8:15 AM
Bus Tour to Refugee Gravesites. Limited to Refugees, their Families, Officials & Press. Reservations Required.
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Free Admission to the Safe Haven Museum. Self-guided 1944 Photo Tour of the Shelter Grounds.
1:00 PM
Kosher Box Lunch- Limited to Refugees, their Families, Officials & Press. Reservations Required.
2:00 PM
Commemorative Program at the NA’AMAT Refugee Monument at Fort Ontario. Speakers & Memorial Service. Open to the Public.
6:00 PM
Refugee Reunion Dinner. Refugees & guest speakers at the Lake Ontario Event & Conference Center. Reservations Required.
6:00 PM
Dinner Info: $50.00 Buffet or $40.00 Plated Kosher Dinner.Open to the public. Reservations Required.

Details

Date:
June 1
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Venue

Fort Ontario
1 East Fourth St
Oswego, NY 13126 United States
Phone:
315-343-4711
Website:
http://historicfortontario.com/

Dates, Times and Fees of Events are subject to change – call ahead to verify.

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