march, 2020

21mar2:00 pmFort Niagara's Women of Distinction


Event Details

Fort Niagara’s Women of Distinction

Sat Mar 21st, 2020 – 2 to 3:30 pm
Meet four women from Fort Niagara’s past and learn about their lives and material culture. This program celebrates Women’s History Month.
Meet four women from Old Fort Niagara’s history, portrayed by living history interpreters. Learn about their lives and material culture. The program will discuss Madame Contrecoeur, wife of Fort Niagara’s commandant, Isbella Graham, a British doctor’s wife, Molly Brant, an inflential Mohawk woman, and Betsy Doyle, an American heroine from the War of 1812. Refreshments will follow the presentation and attendees will be able to go behind the scenes to tour Old Fort Niagara’s costume shop, where historically accurate period clothing is manufactured. The program will be held at the Fort Niagara Officers Club and an admission ticket is required.


(Saturday) 2:00 pm


Old Fort Niagara