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Conference Update

Conference Update:

We at The Fort Plain Museum hope everyone is healthy and staying safe. We wish you all much good health. We hope the coronavirus pandemic passes quickly.

Your health and safety is our first concern; we are closely monitoring the situation and will make well informed decisions quickly. Currently, the Conference will still be held June 11-14. We are working on possible postponement dates for the fall, if needed. If the Conference is cancelled or postponed to another date that an attendee can not attend, we will guarantee a 100% refund. If you have any questions, please email Brian at brianm248420@hotmail.com 

Thank you for your support, stay safe and much good health to you all.
-The Fort Plain Museum Board of Trustees

Thank you to our Conference Sponsors

The 2020 Conference would not be possible without the support from many friends, we thank you all!

Museum News

We are closed for the Season and will reopen mid-May. We can not open the museum by an appointment due to exhibit and other work being done at the museum. Please call 518-774-5669 with any questions or concerns. Thank you.

GW BDAY Symposium

We are sorry to inform you all as this year's George Washington's Birthday Symposium is Canceled. We will bring this event back for February 2021 and don't forget, we do have a program on Washington on February 18th and our Annual Conference on the American Revolution is June 11-14, 2020. The Museum has several projects that need to be completed by our May opening. Stay tuned for exciting great news including conference details.

  

Christmas at the Fort

20% OFF Entire Purchase

20% OFF Entire Book Store/Gift Shop Purchase and FREE Museum Admission this Saturday (11/30/2019) and Sunday (12/1/2019) only!

 

Sullivan-Clinton Campaign 1779 - Symposium

The Sullivan-Clinton Campaign Against the Iroquois 1779 - Symposium


 

The Fort Plain Museum presents the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign Against the Iroquois 1779 Symposium held on Saturday, November 2, 2019, pre-registration is recommended, walk-ins are welcomed. The lineup of topics and speakers include:

  • Not Overrun but Destroy: The Iroquois Campaign of 1779 - Glenn F. Williams
  • Total Destruction and Devastation: the George Washington We Remember - G. Peter Jemison
  • Making the Most of a Little: The Evolution of an American Strategy for 1779 - Joseph R. Fischer
  • Amateurs Talk About Tactics, but Professionals Study Logistics: Supplying the Sullivan Expedition of 1779 - Robert Mulligan
  • Clinton's Dam: Colonial and Native Contexts - William A. Starna
  • From the Mohawk to the Susquehanna: Clinton's Brigade route across the Portage in 1779 - Wayne Lenig

The symposium will end with a Panel Discussion where attendees can ask our panel of experts questions regarding the Sullivan/Clinton Campaign of 1779.

 

Book Talk and Signing

Join us on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 6:30 pm as we celebrate the newly published book, Don Troiani's Campaign to Saratoga - 1777 by author/historian Eric Schnitzer. Eric Schnitzer also is one of the Museum's Featured Presenters at its annual American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference.

This event starts at 6:30 PM and will be held at the Fulton-Montgomery Community College's Allen House located at 2805 NY-67, Johnstown, NY 12095.

There is a $10 admission fee and books will be available for purchase.

Register online: Please Click Here

Walk-ins are Welcomed!

Refreshments will be Served!

2019 Fall Hours

The Museum's 2019 Fall Hours

Thursday - Sunday

10 am - 4 pm

Any other days by appointment:
please email info@fortplainmuseum.org or call 518-993-2527

Thank you!

Labor Day Weekend Book Sale - 20% OFF

Labor Day Weekend Book Sale - 20% OFF

On Labor Day Weekend, Saturday August 31st through Monday September 2nd, we will take 20% off your entire book purchase. Also, those who purchase a book, get free admission to the museum. Come enjoy the last weekend of the regular season!

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