YOUNGSTOWN – Old Fort Niagara will host a special American Revolution program entitled “Rebels and Redcoats” Saturday and Sunday.
Throughout the weekend, there will be hands-on activities for children, including 18th century games; presentations of mapmaking, surveying, military engineering and fortification; changing-of-the-guard ceremonies; demonstrations of soldier life; and 18th century merchants.
Among the re-enactment units will be the Northwest Department of the Brigade of the American Revolution, a nonprofit living history association dedicated to recreating the lives of the common American Revolution soldier.
Programs run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $12 for adults, $8 for children 6-12 and free for kids 5 and under and fort members. Visit www.oldfortniagara.org for more information.