Patriots' Day

Sat Apr 17th, 2021 - All Day
Commemorating the beginning of the American Revolution in 1775 and honoring veterans.

Activities include:

10:00 am             Assembly    

11:00 am             Recruiting Demonstration

11:30 am             Infantry Demonstration

Noon                   Storytelling 

12:30 pm             Military Music Demonstration

1:00 pm               Uniforms of the American Revolution

1:30 pm               Artillery Demonstration   

2:00 pm               Honor Ceremony    

2:30 pm               Skirmish 

3:00 pm               Artillery Demonstration    

3:30 pm               Musket Demonstration      

4:00 pm                Fort Closes                                                                                        

Ongoing Programs::

11:00 am – 2:00 pm        Musket Demonstrations

11:00 am- 2:00 pm          Fort Niagara in the American Revolution

11:00 am – 2:00 pm        Women’s Roles in a Military Garrison

11:00 am – 2:00 pm        The New York Frontier in 1775

11:00 am – 2:00 pm        Military Engineering 

11:00 am - 2:00 pm         Writing and Communication

10:00 am – 3:00 pm        Cooking Demonstration

11:00 am - 4:00 pm         Officers Club open for tours. 

10:00 am - 2:00 pm         !8th Century Tavern Life 

Please wear a facial covering and practice social distancing.

General Events Event

Hours of Operation

The Fort is open year round with the exception of New Years Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Hours are 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

January through March, Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. (Closed Monday-Thursday)

April- May, Open Wednesday through Sunday. (Closed Mondays and Tuesdays)

Memorial Day to Labor Day, Open 7 Days per week.

September-November, Open Wednesday through Sunday (Closed Mondays and Tuesdays)

December 2021, Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. 

General Admission



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