Latest News

Sullivan-Clinton Campaign 1779 - Symposium

The Fort Plain Museum presents the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign Against the Iroquois 1779 Symposium held on Saturday, November 2, 2019, pre-registration is recommended, walk-ins are welcomed. The lineup of topics and speakers include:

  • Not Overrun but Destroy: The Iroquois Campaign of 1779 - Glenn F. Williams
  • Total Destruction and Devastation: the George Washington We Remember - G. Peter Jemison
  • Making the Most of a Little: The Evolution of an American Strategy for 1779 - Joseph R. Fischer
  • Amateurs Talk About Tactics, but Professionals Study Logistics: Supplying the Sullivan Expedition of 1779 - Robert E. Mulligan, Jr.
  • Clinton's Dam: Colonial and Native Contexts - William A. Starna
  • From the Mohawk to the Susquehanna: Clinton's Brigade route across the Portage in 1779 - Wayne Lenig

The symposium will end with a Panel Discussion where attendees can ask our panel of experts questions regarding the Sullivan/Clinton Campaign of 1779.

This event will be held at The Fulton-Montgomery Community College's Allen House, located at 2805 NY-67, Johnstown, NY 12095. Building 8 on the Campus Map: Please Click Here for FMCC-Campus-Map-2019

The event starts at 8:00 AM and will end at 4:00 PM.

Admission fees are $50 for advance registration, $60 at the door and there is a discounted rate for students of $30. If you register in advance, we will accept payment of $50 at the door. 

Click Here to Register Online


Register by sending an email to with your name, phone number, email address, city and state


Register by phone, 518-774-5669 (if no answer, please leave a message for a call back).

The admission fee includes a lunch sandwich buffet and refreshment breaks. There will be speaker books available for purchase.

Please Note - For planning purposes (lunch count, etc.), if you plan on walking in the day of the event, please let us know ahead of time by sending an email to or call 518-774-5669 (if no answer, please leave a message for a call back).