Fort Niagara's Hidden African-American History

Sat Feb 6th, 2021 - 10:30 to 11:45 am
Join us for this special tour in honor of Black History Month

Join us for this special tour that explores the hidden African American history of Fort Niagara. The tour will cover the topics of slavery in New France, loyalist Richard Pierpoint, the 24th Infantry Regiment at the fort in 1909 and artist Hubert Crawford who painted the mural "Lions of Cantigny" that adorns the Fort Niagara Officers Club. The tour is included in the regular admission price, OFNA members are free. 

The tour is limited to 18 persons (2 groups) on a first-come-first-served basis. Please RSVP to Erika at [email protected]


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



Children (6 to 12 years) 


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