Upcoming Events

Nov 02

The Sullivan-Clinton Campaign 1779 - Symposium

The Sullivan-Clinton Campaign Against the Iroquois, 1779


The Fort Plain Museum presents the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign Against the Iroquois 1779 Symposium held on Saturday, November 2, 2019, pre-registration is recommended, walk-ins are welcomed. The lineup of topics and speakers include:

  • Not Overrun but Destroy: The Iroquois Campaign of 1779 - Glenn F. Williams
  • Total Destruction and Devastation: the George Washington We Remember - G. Peter Jemison
  • Making the Most of a Little: The Evolution of an American Strategy for 1779 - Joseph R. Fischer
  • Amateurs Talk About Tactics, but Professionals Study Logistics: Supplying the Sullivan Expedition of 1779 - Robert E. Mulligan, Jr.
  • Clinton's Dam: Colonial and Native Contexts - William A. Starna
  • From the Mohawk to the Susquehanna: Clinton's Brigade route across the Portage in 1779 - Wayne Lenig

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The symposium will end with a Panel Discussion where attendees can ask our panel of experts questions regarding the Sullivan/Clinton Campaign of 1779.

This event will be held at The Fulton-Montgomery Community College's Allen House, located at 2805 NY-67, Johnstown, NY 12095. Building 8 on the Campus Map: Please Click Here for FMCC-Campus-Map-2019

The event starts at 8:00 AM and will end at 4:00 PM.

Admission fees are $50 for advance registration, $60 at the door and there is a discounted rate for students of $30. If you register in advance, we will accept payment of $50 at the door. 

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Register by sending an email to fortplainmuseum@yahoo.com with your name, phone number, email address, city and state


Register by phone, 518-774-5669 (if no answer, please leave a message for a call back).

The admission fee includes a lunch sandwich buffet and refreshment breaks. There will be speaker books available for purchase.

Please Note - For planning purposes (lunch count, etc.), if you plan on walking in the day of the event, please let us know ahead of time by sending an email to fortplainmuseum@yahoo.com or call 518-774-5669 (if no answer, please leave a message for a call back).