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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. 

On Saturday, December 14, 2024 (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony), Wreaths Across America will be at Fort Ontario State Historic Site 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!

Sponsor Wreaths

Click "Sponsor Wreaths" to sponsor a wreath and help us reach our goal of honoring every veteran at the cemetery.


Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.


Click here to spread the word encourage your friends to sponsor, volunteer or keep up with our news.

Fort Ontario Post Cemetery Clean Up for Earth Day 2023

On April 22nd, 2023, volunteers, staff and friends of Fort Ontario cleaned up and straightened headstones in the post cemetery in honor of earth day.

American Unity on Display on Wreaths Across America Day

National Wreaths Across America Day Sees the Placement of Three Million Sponsored Veterans’ Wreaths at over 4,225 Participating Locations Across the Country

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Location Information

NYFOSH - Fort Ontario State Historic Site Post Cemetery
1 East 4th Street
Oswego, NY 13126, United States


December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

Corey King

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 main parking lot near the main entrance.

Parking Instructions

There is ample parking at this cemetery, so feel free to park in any available spot in the main parking lot near the main entrance.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for our ceremony this year. Please contact Fort Ontario at 315-343-4711 or email [] for more detailed information.

Here are some things to remember about the program

  • 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 helping achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.

Local Groups Supporting Us

NY0331P - Trail Life USA NY1613

Welcome to NY0331P - Trail Life USA NY1613! Our troop is proud to support Fort Ontario State Historic Site Post Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Our troop is a Christ Centered, Boy Focus, Outdoor Adventure program for boys K-12. You can find out more about our troop at Thank you so much!