Fort Ontario “Last Post” Lantern Tours featuring descriptions about the history, myths, and legends of people who have died at Fort Ontario begin on July 4 inside the old stone fort. Every Wednesday evening at 9 p.m. in July, and 8:45 p.m. in August. Groups will wind their way around the park and visit the post cemetery.
Free events at Fort Ontario celebrating the Madeline book series Sat June 2, 10-3:00
A day of speakers and a day of tours! The Fort Ontario Conference on History and Archeology returns with a stellar group of historians and a tour of War of 1812 sites.
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…
Though the fort is closed for the season, the staff is working to improve next year’s exhibits. This group of tinware purchased by the Friends of Fort Ontario for the Mess Room in the Enlisted Men’s Barracks will make its appearance in the spring.
The Friends of Fort Ontario would like to thank the CNY Ghost Hunter volunteers, the volunteer tour guides, and the public who bought tickets, for making this the most successful fundraising event in history. We appreciate our sponsors: Pizza Villa…
The Friends of Fort Ontario and the Central New York Ghost Hunters return to the Fort Ontario State Historic Site, 1 E. Fourth St., Oswego to host Ghost Tours Friday and Saturday, October 13 and 14. Guided tours run in…
Some of the Guys & Gals from Fort Drum’s 10th Mountain Division stopped in on September 28th. Peter, Corey & Jonathan gave them the grand tour! Thank you for your service!
Fort Ontario soldiers Cory, Jonathan and Alijah stopped a moment to pay respects at the Oswego County Civil War Sailors and Soldiers Monument in Washington Park, Oswego, N.Y. at PumpkinFest on September 30, 2018.
The bronze plaque on the stone monument outside the entrance of Fort Ontario was dedicated by the Daughters of the American Revolution on July 4, 1906,
A section of the original fence from the WWII Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter will be part of a new exhibit at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC.