Take a Step back in Time -
Situated high above Harbor shorelines, the Two Hundred year old Fortress offers fascinating Historical perspectives about our Nation's past in the midst of breathtaking Panoramas of the Great Lake below -
< A View of Lake Ontario from the Ramparts at Fort Ontario.
Colorful Reenactments reflect upon the sacrifices and contributions that colonial Citizens, Soldiers, and the Fort gave for their Country during key Battles fought Centuries ago ...
< The 'Battle of Oswego' was fought here in 1814.
The The fourth and current Fort stands on the ruins of earlier fortifications dating to the French and Indian War, The Revolutionary War, and War of 1812. The US Army occupied Fort Ontario during World Wars I and II, and from 1944 until 1946 the Fort served as a refugee camp for Nazi Holocaust survivors.
< The Quartermaster's office inside Fort Ontario.
The Enlisted and Officers' quarters, Garrison, Quartermasters office, and Parade grounds are open daily for tours, including a quaint Gift shop and walk through Museum!
< Musket demonstrations at a French & Indian War Reenactment.
Take a Step back in Time as you Visit one of America's greatest legacies! Check out the Fort's Website to learn more about upcoming Events, programs, reenactments, and encampments.
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