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2021 Schedule

2021 Fall Season Hours

We are Open Friday - Saturday - Sunday - Monday

10 AM to 4 PM


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,, 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

Sign-up Today!

Registration is now Open for the Sir William Johnson and the Wars for Empire Conference to be held on October 15-17, 2021.

This Conference includes 9 speakers and a bus tour. David L. Preston, an award-winning historian of American military history and author of Braddock’s Defeat: The Battle of the Monongahela and the Road to Revolution is the conference’s Head of Faculty.

Please Click Here for More Information and to Register

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

Two Great Conferences are Happening in 2021!

Registration is Now Open!

Please Click Here for More Conference Details

2021 Membership

Two Ways to Join

1. Mail - Print and Complete the 2021 Membership Form (Instructions are on the Form) - Please Click Here to Access the 2021 Membership Form

2. Online - Please Click Here to Access the 2021 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 with any questions.

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

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!

Open Memorial Day Weekend!

We are Open Memorial Day Weekend!

Friday - Monday

10 AM to 4 PM

After Saratoga: The War that Britain Nearly Won

The Fort Plain Museum welcomes Award Winning Author John Ferling as he presents; After Saratoga: The War that Britain Nearly Won

Monday, May 3, 2021 at 7:00 PM EST

This is Free Zoom event and Registration is Required.

Please Click Here to Register

This talk is based on Ferling's upcoming book titled: Winning Independence: The Decisive Years of the Revolutionary War, 1778-1781

Please Click Here to Preorder Winning Independence

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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