Visit Fort de la Presentation

Fort la Presentation is located at Rte. 68, Downtown Arterial Hwy, Ogdensburg, NY.

Upcoming Events…

  • June 25: The Fort La Presentation Star Party will begin at dusk at the fort site with host Tim Able, an amaateur astronomer and also an archeologist who earned his doctorate at the University of Albany SUNY. His academic interest lies in the early Euro -American Military Archeology of Northern New York. He has led archaeological digs on the Fort Property in the past. The Fort Association hosted a Star Party, with Tim, in 2019. At that time, we were able to observe some of the moons of Jupiter as well as the Rings of Saturn. So join us, weather permitting, and watch to stars come out. A rain date of June 26 has been scheduled.
  • July 16-17: After a hiatus of two years due to Covid and travel restrictions, the Fort La Presentation Association is proud to announce the return of Founders Weekend, with a new look and a new name. The Founders Weekend name has been changed to Le Siège de Fort de La Présentation. The name change is a result of the association’s desire to focus on French history of the fort property during the Seven Years War. As the English were moving up the St. Lawrence River towards Montreal, Fort de La Présentation was in its path. New programs and demonstrations, as well as old favorites, will be available to the public. The dates for the historical presentation will be Saturday July 16 and Sunday July 17. The gate opens at 10 a.m. and closes at 4 p.m on Saturday. On Sunday the gate opens at 10 a.m. and closes at 2:30 pm. Admission is Adults, $5; military ID, $3; ages 6-16, $2 and five and under, free. The Abbé Piquet Walking trail will be closed at 4 p.m. Friday July 15 to 4 p.m. Sunday July 17. Among activities will be cartridge rolling, a tavern serving alcohol, medical care as would be provided by a midwife, a blacksmith and tinsmith, fishing camp, weaving, childrens muster, and demonstrations and drills throughout the day. A mock battle Sunday will be the final event.
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