Living History

Sailing past Old Fort Niagara

Photo by Glenn Clark, Lewiston, NY

This annual event recreates highlights from the actual 19-day British siege of the French fort in July of 1759 through large-scale battles, history tours, cannon firings, military music, living history camps of British, French and Native reenactors, Read more


Flag Raising

Photo by Wayne Peters

This annual reenactment features reenactors as soldiers and civilians from the 15th, 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, special displays of military vehicles, period camps, weapons demonstrations, uniform programs and hands-on activities for families. Read more


At Old Fort Niagara’s ‘Patriots’ Day Weekend’ event on April 27 and 28, visitors will experience living-history fun while learning about the American Revolution and how it started on the battlefields of Lexington and Concord in Massachusetts. Read more