REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.
Welcome to the Fort Ontario Post Cemetery's Wreaths Across America Page. The Fort Ontario Post Cemetery is the burial ground for women, children of soldiers as well as soldiers from 1759 to 1943.
On Saturday, December 19, 2020, Wreaths Across America will be at the Fort Ontario Post Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud.
Please help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. Or, if you would like to volunteer to participate in the wreath laying ceremony, please click the “Volunteer” button next to the cemetery name below, and don't forget to click the "Invite" button to invite your friends and family to join you.
Thank you so much for supporting Fort Ontario and Wreaths Across America!
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1 East 4th Street
Oswego, NY 13126
Directions to Cemetery
Fort Ontario State Historic Site is located on 1 East 4th Street, Oswego New York 13126. Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery. There will be ample parking in the parking lot near the main entrance.
Parking InstructionsThere is ample parking at this cemetery, so feel free to park in any available spot near the main entrance.
Ceremony and Volunteer Information
We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Fort Ontario. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.
Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:
- Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
- Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.
- Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths, as well as "how" they should be placed.
- We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up. Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up.
The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the ceremony, DRESS WARM AND ADD A LAYER! and thank you so much for help Wreaths achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.