Friends of Fort Ontario

FORT ONTARIO STATE HISTORIC SITE
2016 FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR EVENT SCHEDULE

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Saturday June 18
10:00 AM Fort Opens – 18th Century Toys and Games. Interactive program by historian
and children’s history expert Shari Crawford.
Chocolate! – 18th century chocolate preparation and chocolate history by David
Borghesani, Chocolate History Research Manager – Mars Chocolate NA.
Face Painting – Historical motifs by fort historian Rachel Ruller.

10:15 AM – Military Parade – Inspection of British and French forces on the Parade Ground.
11:30 AM Concert Listen to music of the mostly pre-Revolutionary War period performed by members of Liaisante’s Plaisantes dressed in period clothing.

2:00 PM Battle – Recreation of the French & Indian War Battles of Oswego.
3:15 PM Fashion Show – Learn about Men’s, Women’s, and Children’s clothing and accoutrements\ of the British, French, and Native Forces.

4:00 PM Concert Listen to music of the mostly pre-Revolutionary War period performed by
members of Liaisante’s Plaisantes dressed in period clothing.

5:00 PM Fort Closes

Sunday June 19
10:00 AM Fort Opens – 18th Century Toys and Games. Interactive children’s program by Americorps
staffer Cody Lawson.
Chocolate! – 18th century chocolate preparation and chocolate history by David
Borghesani, Chocolate History Research Manager – Mars Chocolate NA.
Face Painting – Fort staff historian Rachel Ruller will utilize 18th century historical motifs
to paint faces.

10:15 AM Military Parade – Inspection of British and French forces on the Parade Ground.
12:00 PM Battle – Recreation of the French & Indian War Battles of Oswego.
1:00 PM Concert – 18th Century music by Liaisante’s Plaisantes.
5:00 PM Fort Closes