Fort Niagara: The Struggle for a Continent on WXXI-TV

Fort Niagara: The Struggle for a Continent on WXXI-TV

Wed, 04/06/2011 - 10:30pm

Pictured: Re-enactors at Fort Niagara.

Credit: Courtesy of Lloyd C. Fales

This program explores the story of the longstanding national landmark.

For more than 150 years, Fort Niagara protected the strategic point at the mouth of the Niagara River in Youngstown, New York. Four nations struggled to conquer it and thus control that critical water artery. This program explores the story of the longstanding national landmark. Through rare archival materials, expert commentaries, high-definition videography and re-enactments, viewers can experience the history of Fort Niagara from its beginnings through modern times.

Fort Niagara: The Struggle for a Continent airs Wednesday, April 6 at 10:30 p.m. on WXXI-TV (DT21.1/cable 11/cable 1011).

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