Revolutionary New York

Sat Feb 19th, 2022 - 2 to 3 pm
For Presidents' Day weekend, discover the American Revolution on the New York frontier.

This program begins with a Power Point presentation in the Visitor Center theater. Learn about choosing sides in the American Revolution; the St. Leger Campaign of 1777; raid warfare of 1778; the Sullivan Clinton Campaign; the devastating raids of 1780 and 1781; the death of Walter Butler and the conflict as it wound down. 

During the presentation, living history interpreters, portraying those who took part in many of these campaigns, will describe their clothing and equipment and what life was like for common people caught up in the war. 

The program will end with a tour of the fort that describes Fort Niagara's physical appearance during the Revolution. 

General Events Event

Hours of Operation

Memorial Day to Labor Day, Open 7 Days per week. 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Final ticket sales at 4:45 p.m.

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

January through March, Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. (Closed Monday-Thursday) 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

April- May, Open Wednesday through Sunday. (Closed Mondays and Tuesdays) 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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

The fort will be open Christmas week, Monday through Friday, December 26 - 31. 

General Admission



Children (6 to 12 years) 


Children (5 and under):






Support the Fort

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.

Donate today!


Old Fort Niagara Logo

Newsletter Sign-Up

Keep up to date on Old Fort Niagara events and happenings! Sign up here for our e-newsletter.