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 20 persons (2 groups) on a first-come-first-served basis. Please RSVP to Erika at [email protected]


General Events Event

Hours of Operation

January 13 through March, Open Wednesday-Sunday  10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

April 1- June 30, Open Daily 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

July and August, Open Daily 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

September 1 - October 15, Open Daily 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

October 16 - December 31, Open Wednesday through Sunday (Closed Mondays and Tuesdays) 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

The fort will be open daily during Christmas week, December 26 - 31. 

Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. 


General Admission



Children (6 to 12 years) 


Children (5 and under):






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