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Open for the Season!

The Fort Plain Museum is now open for the Season! Days and Hours are, Wednesday through Sunday, 10 AM to 4 PM. Come see our exhibits on Revolutionary War Fort Plain/Rensselaer, the Mohawk Valley during the American Revolution, and our expanded book store and gift shop.

2018 American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference

Round Table Talk - Schenectady in the Revolution

Schenectady in the Revolution

by John Gearing

Monday, March 5, 2018 @ 6:30 PM

At Schenectady County Community College


Conference Save the Date!

Citizen Soldier - Book Release & Signing Reception

On Friday, November 10, 2017, the Fort Plain Museum is holding a book release & signing reception for Citizen Soldier: The Revolutionary War Journal of Joseph Bloomfield, edited by Mark Edward Lender and James Kirby Martin. Reception starts at 7:30 PM with authors arriving by 8 PM. This book and other books by the authors will be for sale. Refreshments and beverages will be served. The museum is located at 389 Canal Street in Fort Plain.

Military Theaters of the American Revolution

The American Revolution Round Table: Hudson-Mohawk Valleys is hosting a Veteran’s Day event to celebrate veterans and the great sacrifices that they have made.

The Round Table, Siena College’s McCormick School of the American Revolution, SUNY Schenectady County Community College-Community Archaeology Program, the PastQuest Research Group, Westholme Publishing and Alpin Haus are proud to present, the Military Theaters of the American Revolution Symposium.

The Symposium will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 8:00 AM and will conclude at 4:15 PM. It will be held at the Schenectady County Community College located at 78 Washington Ave, Schenectady, NY 12305 in the Stockade Building’s Lecture Hall. 

This is a free event, to register, please provide your name(s), telephone, email address, and city/state in an email to or by phone at 518-774-5669. 

Bus Trip to Philedelphia

Change of Date - Trip to Philadelphia

The Bus Trip to Philadelphia has been moved to Saturday, November 4, 2017 due to not enough registrants for September 16. All of the Information is the same!

October 1, 2017 is the cut-off date to sign-up, please register ASAP.


Starting today August 21st, we will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, then starting on the week of September 3rd, we will be open on Friday through Sunday. You can still schedule visits by appointment at or call 518-774-5669. Thank you!

Bus Trip to New Museum in Philadelphia

To Register - Please send a check including Name(s), Addresses, Phone Number and Email. Please include everyone's name who plan to attend to:

The Fort Plain Museum - Attn: Brian Mack - PO Box 324 - Fort Plain, NY 13339

or call 518-774-5669

Please Note: We will be arranging several pick-up locations depending on where people sign-up from.

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