OSWEGO – The Oswego Valley Railroad Association presents a Christmas-town Express model train display in the Enlisted Men’s Barracks at Fort Ontario State Historic Site on East Fourth Street in Oswego.
The exhibit will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every weekend in December.
Bring the kids to see the trains Saturdays and Sundays, December 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23; with a long weekend finale December 27 to 30.
It is free and open to the public.
The miniature railroad exhibit features past and present toy and scale model trains including an N-scale train layout, a 1950s-themed O-gauge layout, a Thomas the Tank Engine layout, various photographs and films of locomotives and railroad operations, and a display of model firetrucks.
Admission, parking, coffee and hot chocolate are free for the event and the fort’s museum gift shop will be open for holiday gift shopping.
Browse Fort Ontario souvenirs and apparel, a wide selection of books for children and adults, and wreaths made by volunteers with greens donated by C’s Farms of Oswego.
Proceeds from the sales benefit Friends of Fort Ontario work with the fort including programs, interpretations, and special events, publications, restoration, and AmeriCorps staffing for the 2019 season.
For more information about the program or the fort, contact AmeriCorp member Corey King at 315-343-4711 or [email protected], visit www.fortontario.com or find it on Facebook.