Date: June 16, 2012
Time: 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Location: Old Fort Niagara
P.O. Box 169
Youngstown, New York
This event commemorates the Declaration of War June 18, 1812 with the following activities:
10:00 am Flag Raising Ceremony followed by musket salute.
10:30 am Special Tour: Fort Niagara in the War of 1812
11:00 am 1812 Musket Firing Demonstration
11:30 am 1812 Recruiting and Kids Drill
Noon Artillery Demonstration
1:00 pm Hot Shot Demonstration
1:30 pm Stars and Stripes over US Coast Guard Station Niagara. Volunteers raise the replica 28' x 24' Fort Niagara Garrison Colors at US Coast Guard Station Niagara.
2:00 pm Dedication of new Betsy Doyle Exhibit Panel.
2:30 pm Special Tour: Fort Niagara in the War of 1812
3:00 pm 1812 Musket Demonstration
3:30 pm 1812 Children’s Games
4:00 pm United States Artillery Demonstration
Ongoing Activities: Life in the First US Artillery Regiment, Foodways of 1812, Blacksmithing demonstrations.
Sponsored by The Niagara 1812 Bicentennial Legacy Council, M & T Bank, Local Edge, Supermarket Liquors and Wines, Greater Niagara Mechanical, Wolfe Lumber Mill, Inc. Reid Petroleum Corporation, Ashkers Cafe and Ice Cream, The Bistro at the Old Fort Inn, Brennan's Irish Pub, Main St. Pizzeria.