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Christmas at the Fort

Please Click Here to Visit our Christmas at the Fort Webpage
The Museum is Located at 389 Canal Street, Fort Plain, NY 13339

Author Book Fair (12 PM -3 PM) - Over 20 Authors (click link above for listing)

15% Off Bookstore & Gift Shop

Refreshments and Christmas Cheer will be served!

2021 Schedule

2021 Fall/Winter Season Hours

We are Open Saturday & Sunday In December

10 AM to 4 PM

Holiday Book Sale

Holiday Book Sale 
 
November 26-29, 2021
 
In-store: November 26-28, 2021 - Save 15% Off Entire Purchase - Become a Member and Existing Members, Save 20% Off Entire Purchase - Savings off the Cover Price - Free Museum Admission with Book Purchase - The Fort Plain Museum will be open 10 AM to 4 PM and is located at 389 Canal Street, Fort Plain, NY 13339
 
Online: https://fortplainmuseum.square.site/
November 26-29, 2021 - Save 10% Off Entire Purchase (Use Code: Holidays21) - Existing Members, Save 15% Off Entire Purchase (Use your Membership Code provided when joined) PLUS Free Shipping - Savings are in addition to already discounted books
 
All proceeds from book sales goes to historic preservation, education programs, artifact acquisition, and exhibit building.
 
Thank you for supporting the Fort Plain Museum & Historical Park!

2022 Membership

2022 Membership

Col. Willett needs your help in preserving his headquarters at Fort Plain!

Two Ways to Join

1. Mail for Existing Members - Print and Complete the 2022 Renewal Membership Form (Instructions are on the Form) - FPM - Membership Renewal Form 2022

Mail for New Members - Print and Complete the 2022 Membership Form (Instructions are on the Form) - FPM - Membership Form 2022

2. Online for New & Existing Members - Please Click Here to Access the 2022 Online Membership Option (If the page does not load correctly, either click the "Membership" Heading at the top or scroll down to the bottom of the page.)

Please email us at info@fortplainmuseum.org with any questions.

Thank you for supporting the Fort Plain Museum & Historical Park!

Conference Postponed to 2022

Sir William Johnson and the Wars for Empire Conference

October 21-23, 2022

Due to unfortunate circumstances, this conference is being postponed to 2022. Those who are registered, will receive an email from us with further information. Please do not register for 2022 if you already are for 2021.

Registration is open for 2022!

We are sorry for any inconvenience and truly appreciate your support.

Please Click Here for More Information and to Register

THANK YOU!

Thank you - Thank you - Thank you

We at the Fort Plain Museum & Historical Park, would like to extend a big heartfelt Thank You to everyone who made our 6th Annual Conference a great success.

More specifically, thank you to our speakers, William M. Fowler, Jr., Christian Di Spigna, Andrew O’Shaughnessy, David O. Stewart, Eric H. Schnitzer, Todd W. Braisted, Katie Turner Getty, Wade P. Catts, Robert A. Selig, James E. Richmond and Wayne Lenig, who all gave top notch entertaining/educational presentations. Thank you to our Conference MC, Bob Cudmore, it was great to hear your "voice" again.

Thank you to the Fulton-Montgomery Community College and their Staff for providing a perfect place to hold our Conference. Thank you to the Holiday Inn Johnstown and Gloversville for providing rooms to our guests and speakers.

Thank you to folks at the Rustic Loft Pub & Grill for providing lunches and refreshments throughout the weekend's events. Thank you to the Raindancer Restaurant for hosting our Speaker Dinner. 

Thank you to the Journal of the American Revolution (Bruce Franklin) for publishing an advertisement on their website. Thank you to Miller Printing, and Ship & Copy for taking care of our printing needs.

Thank you to Fort Klock Historic Restoration and the Stone Arabia Preservation Society for providing staff and use of their sites for the bus tour. Thank you to Christina Russell for her hard work, running back and forth from the museum and college and for taking care of book sales throughout the event.

Thank you to all of our Conference Sponsors who have been supporting this event and our conferences for several years now: The Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society, Alpin Haus Boat & RV, America's History LLC,  Battlemaps.us, Community Bank, Continental Consulting, Dr. Joseph Warren Foundation, Fulton-Montgomery Community College, Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce, Journal of the American Revolution, Knox Press,  The Mohawk Country Association, Montgomery County NY, The PastQuest Research Group, Ten Crucial Days, Westholme Publishing, and The William G. Pomeroy Foundation.

And a BIG THANK YOU goes out to the over 115 Conference Attendees and over 55 Bus Tour Participants who took part in our conference events. It was a great thing to see everyone's face and to be able to say hello in person again. We truly appreciate your support! 

-The Fort Plain Museum Board of Trustees

Thank you to our 2021 Conference Sponsors

The 2021 Conferences would not be possible without the support from many friends, we thank you all!

2021 Conferences

Sir William Johnson and the Wars for Empire Conference

October 21-23, 2022

Due to unfortunate circumstances, this conference is being postponed to 2022. Those who are registered, will receive an email from us with further information. Please do not register for 2022 if you already are for 2021.

Registration is open for 2022!

We are sorry for any inconvenience and truly appreciate your support.

Please Click Here for More Conference Details

Author & Artisan Fair

History Author & Artisan Fair

Bookstore/Gift Shop Grand Reopening!

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Museum Open 10 AM to 4 PM

Fair 12 PM to 3 PM

389 Canal Street, Fort Plain, NY 13339

-10% Off - Bookstore/Gift Shop Purchases

-Bruce Venter's Treasure Chest - Used History & Nonfiction Book Sale - All proceeds will be donated to the Fort Plain Museum

Surviving Winters

The Fort Plain Museum welcomes Historian Steven Elliott as he presents: Surviving the Winters Housing Washington's Army during the American Revolution - This is a Free Zoom Event - Registration is Required

Monday, June 7, 2021 at 7 PM EST

Please Click Here to Register for Surviving Winters

Please Click Here to Order a Copy of Surviving Winters

Thank you to our Anonymous Donor for making these free virtual events possible and thank you all for your support of the Fort Plain Museum & Historical Park!

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