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America's Holocaust Refugee Camp at Fort Ontario

Event Type: Adult Programs
Date: 5/17/2018
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Description:
 Fort Ontario's State Historic Site Manager Paul Lear will present the history of America's only Holocaust Refugee Camp which was located at Fort Ontario. Mr. Lear will explore President Roosevelt's reasons for choosing Fort Ontario, the goals and objectives in creating the refugee camp, the living restrictions and conditions as well as who, how and why refugees were chosen to come to the camp.

This program is cosponsored by the Clay Historical Association and Runnings.

This presentation will be held offsite at Runnings at 3949 NY-31, Liverpool, NY. 13090.

Location: Offsite
Presenter: Cindy Hibbert