Soldiers of the American Revolution

Sat Aug 10th, 2019 9 am to Sun Aug 11th, 2019 4 pm
Featured Event
Experience the American Revolution on the New York frontier.

Experience the American Revolution on the New York frontier as British and American forces do battle. The event includes battle reenactments, living history camps, recruiting programs for kids, artillery and musket firings.

 

Program Schedule

 

 

Saturday, August 10

10:00 am                     Morning Formation/Flag Raising- Parade Ground

10:15 am                     Manual Exercise- Parade Ground

10:30 am                     Tour: Fort Niagara in the American Revolution

11:00 am                     Native Refugees – South Redoubt

11:30 am                     Musket vs. Rifle Demonstration – Rush Bagot

Noon                           Artillery Demonstration

1:00 pm                       Music of the American Revolution – Rush Bagot

1:30 pm                       Uniforms and Clothing of the Frontier War

2:00 pm                       Battle Demonstration – Behind Visitor Center

2:30 p.m.                     Prisoner Ransom – French Castle

3:00 pm                       Recruiting Demonstration for Kids – Rush Bagot

3:30 p.m.                     18th Century Games – Outside Bake House

4:15 p.m.                     Musket Demonstration

5:15 pm                       Musket Demonstration

6:00 pm                       Musket Demonstration

 

Sunday, August 11

10:00 am                     Morning Formation/Flag Raising – Parade

10:15 am                     Manual Exercise - Parade

10:30 am                     Tour: Fort Niagara in the American Revolution

11:00 am                     Native Refugees – South Redoubt

11:30 am                     Musket vs. Rifle Demonstration – Rush Bagot

Noon                           Artillery Demonstration

1:00 pm                       Music of the American Revolution – Rush Bagot

1:30 pm                       Uniforms and Clothing of the Frontier War

2:00 pm                       Battle Demonstration – Behind Visitor Center

2:30 p.m.                     Prisoner Ransom – French Castle

3:00 pm                       Recruiting Demonstration for Kids – Rush Bagot

3:30 p.m.                     18th Century Games – Outside Bake House

4:15 p.m.                     Musket Demonstration

5:15 pm                       Musket Demonstration

6:00 pm                       Musket Demonstration

 

Ongoing Demonstrations:  Woodworking, Blacksmithing, Native American Material Culture, Foodways. 

 

SPONSORED BY NORTHWEST BANK

 

General Events Event

Hours of Operation

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

  • Jan - June 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • July - Aug - 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Sept - Dec - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

General Admission

Adults:

$13.00

Children (6 to 12 years old):

$  9.00

Children (5 and under):

  FREE

 

Please note: Ticket sales end 30 minutes before closing time.

 

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Old Fort Niagara is operated by the Old Fort Niagara Association, an independent, not-for-profit organization established in 1927. We do not rely on tax dollars. Instead, the Fort is funded through a combination of admission fees, museum shop sales, and charitable contributions.

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