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August 29, 2008

Scotís and Britonís to Clash at Fort Ontario

The Camerons, Chattanís, MacGregors, MacLarens, Stuartís, and other Highland Clans will unite at old Fort Ontario this weekend to assist Bonnie Prince Charlie in his efforts to claim the throne of England. Notable Scottish personalities of the 1745 rebellion will be portrayed in this First Person style event such as the Lochiel, Lord George Murray, Captain Charlie Fuller, Archibald Cameron the Surgeon, and the Prince himself. On Saturday at 2:30 PM the Battle of Rutheven Barracks, and at the same time on Sunday the Jacobite attack of Fort Invennaid, will be reenacted. Regular admission prices to the fort will be charged, children age 12 and under are admitted free.

Fort Ontario State Historic Site is one of six historic sites and 18 parks in the Central Region administered by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Carol Ash Ė Commissioner. For more information on NYS Parks visit the agencyís website at www.nysparks.com, or Fort Ontario at www.fortontario.com. The fort is located at the north end of East 4th Street in the City of Oswego {315) 343-4711.


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