Soldiers of the Revolution

Sat Aug 18th, 2018 to Sun Aug 19th, 2018 - All Day
Recreating the American Revolution on the New York frontier. Living history programs, battle demonstrations, military music, hands on activities for families.

Experience the American Revolution on the New York Frontier!

Living History Camps, Battle Reenactments, Hands-on activities for kids.

10:00 a.m.      Formation and Colors Ceremony: Reenactors assemble and present their colors (flags)

10:15 a.m.      Manual Exercise: Soldiers practice their skills

10:30 a.m.      Special Tour: Fort Niagara in the American Revolution

11:00 a.m.      Native Refugees: Learn about the fort’s importance to Native refugees during the American Revolution

11:30 a.m.      Rifle vs. Musket: Learn about the differences between these weapons

Noon              Artillery Firing Demonstration: Watch the cannons fire!

1:00 p.m.        Music of the American Revolution: Listen to a concert of fifes and drums

1:30 p.m.        British Military Justice: Watch a demonstration of how the British would punish a soldier for misbehavior

2:00 p.m.        Battle Reenactment: The Colonial Rebels and British Loyalist will fight with muskets and artillery

2:30 p.m.        Prisoner Ransom: Native loyalists will bring an American prisoner into the fort where he’ll be ransomed by the British Indian Dept.

3:00 p.m.        Recruiting for Kids: Soldiers will recruit visitors to join the loyalist and rebel armies (kid friendly)

3:30 p.m.        18th Century Games: Soldiers will invite the public to play games (kid friendly)

4, 5 & 6 p.m.  Musket Firing Demonstrations

Admission- Adults $13.00, Children 6-12 $9.00, under 6 free.

This event brought to you by,

The Niagara Falls Bridge Commission      Wolfe Lumber Mill       All American Security     

Montante Construction       Crosby's   

Niagara Frontier Publications      J. F. Machining Co., Inc.

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Hours of Operation

The Fort is open year round with the exception of New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

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