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The Revolutionary War Conference 250

The Revolutionary War Conference 250 in the Mohawk Valley

June 9-11, 2023

Confirmed Speakers for 2023

Fireside Chat - James Kirby Martin with Guest Host Mark Edward Lender - Professor and Student Discuss the American Revolutionary War, the Upcoming 250th Anniversary and Their Legacies

Friederike Baer - Hessians: The German Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War

John “Jack” Buchanan - The Battle of Musgrove's Mill, 1780

Benjamin L. Carp - The Boston Tea Party at 250: Reflections on the Radicalism of the Revolutionary Movement

Vivian E. Davis - Over 250 Years Ago! The Battle of Golden Hill, January 19, 1770

Holly A. Mayer - Congress's Own A Canadian Regiment, the Continental Army, and American Union

Steven Park - 250 Years of Remembering: The Changing Landscape of Gaspee History

Nina Sankovitch - The Abiding Quest of a Forgotten Hero: How Josiah Quincy Battled Overwhelming Odds to Bring Together the Northern and Southern Colonies in 1773, Fanning the Flames of Revolution and Laying the Groundwork for Independence from England

Eric H. Schnitzer - Picturing History: The Images of the American War for Independence

Sergio Villavicencio - St Eustatius and the American Revolution

Mohawk Valley Resident Historian - Terry McMaster - A Revolutionary Couple on the Old New York Frontier: Col. Samuel Clyde & Catharine Wasson of Cherry Valley 

New York State and the 250th: Where Things Stand - Presenters: Devin R. Lander, New York State Historian, Phil Giltner, Director of Special Projects, NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, and Lauren Roberts, Saratoga County Historian         

The Fort Plain Museum Board Chairman - Norman J. Bollen - The Fort Plain Museum & Historical Park’s Grand Enhancement Plan – Blockhouse Rebuilding Initiative

More Details will be Posted Very Soon!

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Holiday Hours

We are Closed for the Season - We Wish You all a Happy and Healthy 2023 - Please Look for us next Spring

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2023 Conferences

Please Mark Your Calendars!

The Revolutionary War Conference 250 in the Mohawk Valley

June 9-11, 2023


Sir William Johnson and the Wars for Empire Conference

October 20-22, 2023

Details Coming Soon!

Seasonal Hours

Seasonal Hours - Saturday and Sunday - 10 AM to 4 PM - Groups (any size and buses) are welcome, please contact us at

Thank you for supporting the Fort Plain Museum & Historical Park, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

Battlefield Study Program

Battles of Stone Arabia and Klock’s Field: a National Park Service Study

Public Meeting and Presentation

Veterans Day - November 11, 2022 at 7 pm

The Fort Plain Museum

389 Canal Street, Fort Plain, NY 13339


Sir William Johnson Conference

Sir William Johnson and the Wars for Empire Conference

October 21-23, 2022

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Thank you to our Sponsors/Supporters!

Thank you to our Museum Sponsors and Supporters, we truly appreciate it!

Revolutionary War Bus Trip

CANCELED - Those registered recieved an email on 7/9/22 - Thank you!

Revolutionary War Bus Trip

Please Note the Date Change Below

Museum of the American Revolution & Southwestern New Jersey Revolutionary War Battlefield and Historic Sites 

Saturday, July 16, 2022

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American Revolution Conference - 2022

Registration is Open - Sign-up Today!

American Revolution Conference in the Mohawk Valley - June 9-12, 2022

13 Speakers/Topics

Fireside Chat featuring John "Jack" Buchanan with host Bruce M. Venter

Fife & Drums Cocktail Reception

Battle of Oriskany Bus Tour (Sold Out)

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