Old Fort Niagara is kicking off its 2012 season by recruiting volunteers interested in sharing the fort's history with people from throughout the world. OFN has set training sessions for April 10, 11 and 14 and 15 to familiarize interested individuals with the fort's history and tour methodology.
OFN hosts about 75,000 to 80,000 visitors a year and the fort hopes to recruit enough volunteer docents to provide daily orientation tours of the site from May through October. This year's program will place special emphasis on the Fort's role in the War of 1812.
Interested persons should contact Brian McDonald, OFN's volunteer coordinator, at 716-745-7611, ext. 229.