Historical Game Days at Old Stone Fort Museum

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historic board gamesThe Old Stone Fort Museum will be hosting “Playing With History” the first of a series of family-friendly games days, on Saturday February 18, 2017 from 1 to 4 pm in Badgley Museum Annex.

The program allows families, friends and individuals to play historical board games from antiquity to the 20th century and also games about historical events.

Historic board games such as The Golden Goose (circa mid 1500s), The Royal Pastime of Cupid or Entertaining Game of the Snake (circa 1750), Trencho (World War One) and history-based games like Broadside (War of 1812) and Dogfight (World War One) from the 1960s will be available for players of all ages. Experienced simulation gamers can tackle a variety of military history games. Guests are welcome to bring their own family-friendly, history related games to play and share.

Admission to this event will cost $5 per adult and will be free for Schoharie County Historical Society members and for students. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Proceeds benefit the Old Stone Fort Museum.

Due to limited space, pre-registration is advised. Call (518) 295-7192 or email office@theoldstonefort.org to register for this event.

Photo: Historic Board Games courtesy Old Stone Fort Museum.

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