Family Fun Day Set At Fort Ontario

OSWEGO, NY -  On  July 14,  from 10 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Fort Ontario State Historic Site will host a Family Fun Day event for children 12 years of age and younger.

The program will feature historic games such as Shinny, Croquet, Nine Pins, Whist, and Shut the Box.

Other activities include a coloring contest, foot races and Capture the Flag.

Families are encouraged to bring a lunch and partake in Family Fun Day made possible by the Friends of Fort Ontario and Oswego County AmeriCorps.

Cold refreshments will be provided.

Admission for children age 12 and under is free; adult admission is $4 and Senior/Student (13 and up) admission is $3.

Those interested in volunteering, please contact Brittany Patterson at Fort Ontario – 343-4711.

Fort Ontario State Historic Site is one of six historic sites and 18 parks in the Central Region administered by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Carol Ash – Commissioner.

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Fort Ontario information can be obtained by calling Paul Lear, historic site manager, at (315) 343-4711.