Old Fort Niagara Staged for Battle this Weekend

Youngstown, NY – On Friday, more than 2,500 "soldiers" will take siege of Old Fort Niagara. The re-enactors from all over the state are taking part in the largest recreation of the French and Indian War that has ever been waged. More than 20,000 visitors are expected to visit the Fort for the three day seige this weekend to experience living history. WBFO's Joyce Kryszak talked with one of the Fort's veteran re-enactors - its executive director Robert Emerson. He tells what it's been like marching out onto the battle field for thirty years.

Click the audio player above to hear Joyce Kryszak's interview now or use your podcasting software to download it to your computer or iPod.

For more information about tickets and times for the three-day encampment you can log onto Old Fort Niagara.