The Fort Plain Museum will host a symposium on the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign against Native Americans in 1779 on Saturday, November 2nd. Pre-registration is recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. [Read more…] about Sullivan-Clinton Campaign Symposium in Fort Plain
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Four historic groups spanning the US and Canada border have come together to create, In the Footsteps of the Ancestors, a series of unique, custom-designed tours running September 29th through October 4th, that will provide guests with an opportunity to explore history through immersive activities. [Read more…] about A Unique Mohawk Valley American Revolution Tour
Saratoga National Historical Park Ranger and Historian Eric Schnitzer is set to give a talk on his newly released book, Don Troiani’s Campaign to Saratoga – 1777, on Thursday, October 3rd at the Fort Plain Museum.
The Battles of Saratoga are cited as the turning point in the Revolutionary War. Historical painter Don Troiani and historian Eric Schnitzer combine their talents in this new book on Saratoga, the Revolutionary War campaign. This illustrated history features many new artworks, previously unpublished eyewitness accounts, photographs of important artifacts, and a solid, detailed historical narrative including background on the campaigns leading up to Saratoga. [Read more…] about Campaign to Saratoga 1777 Book Talk, Signing
The Fort Plain Museum is set to welcome back Hamilton Historian Michael E. Newton on Wednesday, July 17, to discuss three of the most interesting topics from his new book Discovering Hamilton (Eleftheria Publishing, 2019).
Based on newly discovered legal testimonies from St. Croix, Newton presents new evidence and conclusions regarding Alexander Hamilton’s birthdate, places of residence, religion, parents, and more. He will also scrutinize a well-known “fact” regarding Hamilton’s wedding to Elizabeth Schuyler (which took place at the Schuyler Mansion in Albany) and will reexamine Hamilton’s involvement in the Newburgh Conspiracy. [Read more…] about Alexander Hamilton’s Birth, Wedding, and Newburgh Conspiracy
The 2019 American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference is this weekend, June 7-9, at the Fort Plain Museum, 389 Canal St, Fort Plain. The conference is free for all history teachers and students from and associated with Montgomery County, public and private schools and colleges. [Read more…] about Am Rev Conference Free for Montgomery Co History Teachers, Students
The Annual American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference has been set for June 6-9, 2019. This is the fifth year the Fort Plain Museum has held the conference. [Read more…] about Mohawk Valley American Revolution Conference In June
The Fort Plain Museum has announced the 5th Annual American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference has been set for June 6-9, 2019.
The 2019 Conference will feature a line-up of 12 notable historian/authors presenting on a wide variety of topics related to the American Revolution. [Read more…] about Mohawk Valley American Revolution Conference Set for June
The Fort Plain Museum has announced a George Washington’s Birthday Symposium, set for Saturday, February 16, 2019, at The Fulton-Montgomery Community College, 2805 NY-67, Johnstown.
Four renown historians/authors will present on Washington; Edward G. Lengel with “Setting the Example: George Washington’s Military Leadership,” Bruce Chadwick with “George & Martha,” William Larry Kidder with “George Washington’s Ten Crucial Days: Trenton and Princeton,” and Norman J. Bollen, “George Washington and the Mohawk Frontier.” [Read more…] about George Washington Symposium in Fort Plain
This week on The Historians podcast, Norm Bollen, chairman of the board of the Fort Plain Museum, discusses his book George Washington and the Mohawk Frontier. [Read more…] about George Washington and the Mohawk Frontier
The Fort Plain Museum has announced a George Washington’s Birthday Symposium, set for Saturday, February 16, 2019.
Four historians and authors will present on Washington: Edward G. Lengel will present “Setting the Example: George Washington’s Military Leadership;” Bruce Chadwick will present “George & Martha;” William Larry Kidder will present “George Washington’s Ten Crucial Days: Trenton and Princeton;” and Norman J. Bollen who will present “George Washington and the Mohawk Frontier.” [Read more…] about George Washington’s Birthday Symposium in Fort Plain