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Fort Ontario Post Cemetery Lantern Tours

Saturdays, Aug. 31 & Sept. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2019: Join Post Historian Corey King as he guides visitors by lantern light on a walking tour of the haunted Fort Ontario Post Cemetery.

1-315-343-4711
1 E. Fourth St.
Oswego, NY 13126
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Saturdays, Aug. 31 & Sept. 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2019: Join Post Historian Corey King as he guides visitors by lantern light on a walking tour of the haunted Fort Ontario Post Cemetery. Tours will begin at 7 p.m. at the Lake Ontario overlook parking lot at Fort Ontario State Historic Site.
 

Lantern light tours will include the history, myths and legends of the 77 people buried in the Post Cemetery from the French and Indian War through WWII. King will discuss the headstones, and earlier graveyards at the fort. Popular and well-known post cemetery residents such as Basil Dunbar and George Fykes will be included on the tours as well as others who met their end in battle, murder, disease, drowning, accident, suicide, natural and other causes.
 

Reservations for the tours are required in advance; tickets cost $15 per-person and are available for purchase in the museum shop inside the old stone fort during normal business hours or by phone, 315-343-4711. Participants are encouraged to bring flashlights and dress for colder and winder weather conditions along the lake shore.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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