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Christmas at the Fort

The Museum is Located

at 389 Canal Street, Fort Plain, NY 13339

15% Off Bookstore & Gift Shop

Refreshments and Christmas Cheer will be served!


The Church Pistols (Hamilton/Burr Dueling Pistols) - On Display

The pistols Burr and Hamilton used to fight their duel originally belonged to John Barker Church, Alexander Hamilton’s brother-in-law. They were used in duels that killed both Alexander Hamilton and his son, Philip. The reproductions depicted here are shown courtesy of John Phillips of Fly Creek, New York.

Authors Include:

Christian Di Spigna - Founding Martyr: The Life and Death of Dr. Joseph Warren, the American Revolution's Lost Hero

AJ Schenkman - Patriots and Spies in Revolutionary New York

Washington's Headquarters in Newburgh: Home to a Revolution

Unexpected Bravery: Women and Children of the Civil War


Nancy Bradeen Spannaus - Hamilton Versus Wall Street: The Core Principles of the American System of Economics

Don Williams - Grandfather’s Tool Chest

Saga Of Nicholas Stoner, Or, A Tale Of The Adirondacks: Saga Of Nicholas Stoner

Don Williams' Inside the Adirondack Blue Line

& many other titles on the Adirondacks and Local History


Phillip D. Weaver - The 3rd New Jersey in New York: Stories from The Jersey Greys of 1776


James Richmond & Seán Kelleher Saratoga County Stories

John F. Gearing, Esq. - Schenectady Genesis, Volume II: The Creation of an American City from an Anglo-Dutch Colonial Town, ca. 1760-1800

Heather Jeanne Hugg Johnson - Danascara Place: History of a Mohawk Valley Farm

Farm Girl: A Memoir


Erik Swanson - The Siege of Fort William Henry - Documentary - DVD

Heidi Sprouse - Whispers of Liberty

Liberty's Promise 

Liberty's Legacy

Liberty's Price


Wanda Easter Burch - The Home Voices Speak Louder Than the Drums: Dreams and the Imagination in Civil War Letters and Memoirs

Sandy Nellis Lane - The Trail of the Wild Flowers: Vermont & Great Britain, 1882-1884 

The Trail Of The Wild Flowers: Europe & America 1885-1890, 1902-1916


Don Rittner - Watervliet Historic Images

Remembering Albany: Heritage on the Hudson

Albany Through Time

Schenectady: Frontier Village to Colonial City

Troy Through Time

& many others on Local History!


Ken Jones - Sam's Sam the Gallows Bird

Bill Buell - George Lunn: The 1912 Socialist Victory in Schenectady

Historic Schenectady County

Historic Albany: City & County


Bradley Luberto - Long Ago Tales of the Adirondacks



Dawn Lamphere - Timmy Teeter's Christmas Caper

Jeff O'Connor - The Old Stone Fort: Guardian of Schoharie County History Since 1772

Wayne Lenig - Fort Plain, Fork Plank, Fort Rensselaer: The Revolutionary War Forts of Canajohary

Norman J. Bollen - George Washington and the Mohawk Frontier

Bruce M. Venter - The Battle of Hubbardton: The Rear Guard Action that Saved America

Tentative Author Attendees:

Eric Schnitzer - Don Troiani's Campaign to Saratoga - 1777: The Turning Point of the Revolutionary War in Paintings, Artifacts, and Historical Narrative

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