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George Washington Birthday Celebration

Celebrate George Washington's Birthday with 3 FREE Virtual Events - Three Distinguished Historians on Three Nights

  • Edward G. Lengel - George Washington and the Nemesis of War - Monday, February 22, 2021 - 6:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

Please Click Here to Register for Lengel's Talk

  • James Kirby Martin - Remembering George Washington: In Context - Monday, March 1, 2021 - 7:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

Please Click Here to Register for Martin's Talk

  • Mary V. Thompson - “The Only Unavoidable Subject of Regret": George Washington, Slavery, and the Enslaved Community at Mount Vernon - Please Note the Date/Time Change - Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 7:00 PM Eastern Standard Time

Please Click Here to Register for Thompson's Talk

All Three Events are FREE and Available Via ZOOM - Please note the start times

These events are made possible through an Anonymous Donor

GW Birthday Sale - Save 10%

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Welcome 2021 Sale!

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To welcome the new year and to show our appreciation for your support in 2020 during difficult times, we are offering 10% off your entire purchase plus free shipping. This sale is in addition to many already discounted titles. Please use coupon code: FPM2021 at checkout. Offer ends January 10, 2021.

We thank you for your support! All proceeds from book sales goes to exhibit building, historic preservation and educational programs.


We are Closed for the Season!
Thank you everyone who made the best of this season. We wish you all the very best of health and we look forward to 2021.
We are OPEN by appointment, if you would like to schedule a visit, please contact Christina at 518-752-6605.
Covid-19 recommended procedures are in place - please wear a mask - please practice social distancing (6 feet apart) - hand sanitizer is available - museum areas are properly cleaned/sanitized
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Holiday Book Sale

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Thanksgiving Sale

To show our appreciation and thanks during these tough times, we are offering two ways to save this holiday season.

For online customers, you will receive 15% off your entire purchase.* Plus you will receive free shipping. Please use code FPM15 to receive your added discount. Online offer starts November 26th and ends November 30th.

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For in-store customers, you will receive 25% off your entire purchase.** Plus you will receive free museum admission. The Museum/Bookstore will be open November 27, 28 and 29 from 10am to 4 pm.

Proceeds from all purchases go to museum exhibits, historic and artifact preservation, and educational programs. Thank you for your generous support!

*For online purchases, discount will be taken off the sale prices.

**For in-store purchases, discount will be taken off the regular prices. All proper Covid-19 protocols will be in place.

Happy Halloween

Prior to your trick-or-treat plans, bring your family and friends to the Fort Plain Museum for treats, or tricks, and free Museum admission. Museum will be open 10-4 and Trick-or-Treat 5-6 (Treats will be available all day) Covid guidelines will be followed.


The Fort Plain Museum is proud to announce that we will be participating in our second History Author Talk with host Roger Williams. This program will be held on Thursday, October 15th from 7 pm to 8 pm.

THE YEAR OF THE HANGMAN THAT WASN’T: From the Forage Wars to Valley Forge - The Philadelphia and Saratoga Campaigns of 1777

James Kirby Martin, author of BENEDICT ARNOLD, REVOLUTIONARY HERO: An American Warrior Reconsidered, and Michael C. Harris, author of BRANDYWINE and GERMANTOWN, and both contributors to THE 10 KEY CAMPAIGNS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, will outline the year the American Cause both lost its capitol city but set the stage to win the war.

Partner in History, and Guest Host will be Brian Mack of the Fort Plain Museum.

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