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September 26, 2018

Fort Ontario – Fort Sumter Commemorative Event Public Schedule


Fort Ontario – Fort Sumter Commemorative Event Public Schedule

APRIL 16

10 AM: Fort Ontario Opens

Fort Ontario in the Civil War, by Paul Lear.  Barracks.

Civil War Artifact Exhibit, Continental Arms Collectors, Officers Quarters 1

Daughters of the Civil War Exhibit, Marilyn Dirk, Officers Quarters 1.

11 AM: New York in the War of the Rebellion, by Robert Yott.  Barracks

Noon: Lunch

1 PM: Recall from Lunch

1:30 PM: Battle of Fort Sumter Reenactment

3 PM: History of the April 1861 Battle of Fort Sumter, by Robert Wells,  Barracks

4:30 PM: Fort Ontario Closes

8:30 PM: Night firing of cannon and fireworks. No public in the fort. Fireworks viewing from south of the fort behind safety line. No public parking on site.

APRIL 17

10 AM:     Civil War Worship Service, Barrracks

11 AM:    Presentation on the Sons of Union Veterans, Barracks

1:15 PM:  Battle of Fort Sumter Reenactment

2:30 PM:  100 Cannon salute, pause after 47th round to remember soldiers killed during the original salute.

3 PM:  Event Concludes

4:30 PM:  Fort Ontario Closes

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