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Fort Ontario: 250 Years of History, 1755-2005

By: George A. Reed

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2007)

Seller ID: R3812

ISBN: 0788438123

Condition: 142 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2007), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, 142 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The old fort was first constructed in 1755 to protect the fur trading settlement at Oswego. It overlooked the Oswego River, the main route west in colonial times. For 250 years, Fort Ontario has sat on a hill overlooking the city of Oswego. It has provided protection and contributed to the economic development of the state of New York. This short history is only the second book written on this important historic site. It covers all periods of Fort Ontario’s rich history from the French and Indian War until the end of World War II. It contains a list of all units serving at the fort, and... View more info