Upcoming Events

Sat
Feb 16
2019

George Washington's Birthday Symposium

The Fort Plain Museum

Presents

The First Annual

George Washington's Birthday Symposium

Saturday, February 16, 2019

8:15 AM to 3:30 PM

Held at The Fulton-Montgomery Community College

Located at 2805 NY-67, Johnstown, NY 12095 Allen House (Building 8 on Campus Map) and Park in lot 3 and D.

FMCC-Campus-Map Click Here

$35 for Advance Registration

$40 at the Door

$20 Student Rate

Includes a Lunch Sandwich Buffet and Coffee/Water/Refreshment Breaks

Presenter Book Signing with books available for purchase.

Presenting on the Father of our Country are the following Historians/Authors:

Setting the Example: George Washington's Military Leadership - Edward G. Lengel

George & Martha - Bruce Chadwick

George Washington and the Newburgh Conspiracy - William M. Fowler, Jr.

George Washington's Ten Crucial Days: Trenton and Princeton - William "Larry" Kidder

George Washington and the Mohawk Frontier - Norman J. Bollen

GW Symposium Presenter Bios - Click Here

Pre-registration is recommended, to register, send an email to fortplainmuseum@yahoo.com with your name, phone number, email address, city and state. For more info, please call 518-774-5669 (if no answer, please leave a message). 

 

Here is the schedule for the day:

8:00 am - Registration Opens

8:20 am - Welcome to the Mohawk Valley - Happy Birthday George

8:30 am - Edward G. Lengel - Setting the Example: George Washington's Military Leadership

9:30 am - Mid Morning Coffee Break

9:45 am - Bruce Chadwick - George & Martha

10:45 am - Break

11:00 am - William M. Fowler, Jr. - George Washington and the Newburgh Conspiracy

12:00 pm - Lunch

1:00 pm - Author Book Signing

1:30 pm - William "Larry" Kidder - George Washington's Ten Crucial Days: Trenton and Princeton

2:30 pm - Break

2:45 pm - Norman J. Bollen - George Washington and the Mohawk Frontier

3:45 pm - Closing Remarks

 

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