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Christmas at the Fort!

The museum is decorated for the holiday season and refreshments will be served. The forthcoming book, "George Washington and the Mohawk Frontier" by museum Chairman, Norm Bollen will be available for the first time.

There will be live colonial Christmas music by the Liaisons Plaisantes, a local author book fair and signing, holiday shopping, and free tours of the museum. The gift shop is stocked with the latest titles on the American Revolution, Mohawk Valley and local/NYS history, and a variety of colonial toys and games. 

  • The Liaisons Plaisantes, who specialize in 18th century music, will be playing colonial Christmas music from 1 to 2 pm. We will also have copies of their "A Plaisantes Christmas" CD for sale in the gift shop.

 New to this year's event is a local authors book fair and signing. This portion of the event is from 11 am to 3 pm. The following authors will be signing their book(s): 


  • Newly released, George Washington and the Mohawk Frontier by Norman J. Bollen
  • The Home Voices Speak Louder Than the Drums: Dreams and the Imagination in Civil War Letters and Memoirs by Wanda Easter Burch
  • Lost Mohawk Valley and more by Bob Cudmore
  • A variety of Mohawk Valley/American Revolution history books by James F. Morrison
  • ST. Mary's Church, A History by Jackie Murphy
  • The Trail of the Wild Flowers Parts I & II - Lucy Ladd Stratton by Sandy Nellis Lane
  • Thunder in the Valley by Jeff O'Connor
  • War on the Middleline: The Founding of a Community in the Kayaderosseras Patent In the Midst of the American Revolution by James E Richmond
  • Crucible Along the Mohawk by Johnny T Rockenstire
  • Whispers of Liberty and many more by Heidi Sprouse

The Fort Plain Museum thanks everyone for their generous support and we wish everyone a happy and healthy holiday season.