Spotlight on Local History
The Oswego International War of 1812 Symposium returns to the Port City Friday, April 1 to Sunday, April 3, 2016. Once again, the sixth annual event will bring in prominent speakers on War of1812 history and feature the growing student competition!
New this year, the program will also celebrate the Oswego County Bicentennial with presentations about early local history. Nine prominent speakers will discuss a variety of topics from the establishment of Fort Oswego to civilian experiences in border communities to the impact of the War of 1812 and how it led to the formation of the county.
Admission for this year’s event is now only $50 (or $25 for students with a valid ID) for both Saturday and Sunday. The fee includes Saturday’s lunch, refreshment breaks and workshop materials. One-day tickets are also available and admission is free for the opening reception and student competition on Friday night. Register online at www.fortontario.com or by calling 315-343-4711.
For more information, go to www.visitoswegocounty.com.