Fort Niagara's Women of Distinction

Sat Mar 21st, 2020 - 2 to 3:30 pm
THIS EVENT IS BEING POSTPONED. WATCH THIS SITE FOR RESCHEDULING INFORMATION! Meet four women from Fort Niagara's past and learn about their lives and material culture. This program celebrates Women's History Month.

Meet four women from Old Fort Niagara's history, portrayed by living history interpreters. Learn about their lives and material culture. The program will discuss Madame Contrecoeur, wife of Fort Niagara's commandant, Isbella Graham, a British surgeon's wife, Molly Brant, an inflential Mohawk woman, and Betsy Doyle, an American heroine from the War of 1812. Refreshments will follow the presentation and attendees will be able to go behind the scenes to tour Old Fort Niagara's costume shop, where historically accurate period clothing is manufactured. The program will be held at the Fort Niagara Officers Club and an admission ticket is required. Members of the Old Fort Niagara Association are free.

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:

$15.00

Children (6 to 12 years) 

$10.00

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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