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Christmas at the Fort

December 7, 2018 11:35 am

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Museum’s annual holiday event, Christmas at the Fort, will be held 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 8 at the museum, 389 Canal St., Fort Plain. This is a great opportunity to visit with family and friends, and to enjoy the holiday season in a historic environment. Admission is free.

The museum is decorated for the holiday season and refreshments will be served. The forthcoming book, “George Washington and the Mohawk Frontier” by museum Chairman Norm Bollen will be available for the first time. There will be live colonial Christmas music by the Liaisons Plaisantes, a local author book fair and signing, holiday shopping, and free tours of the museum. The gift shop is stocked with the latest titles on the American Revolution, Mohawk Valley and local/NYS history, and a variety of colonial toys and games.

The Liaisons Plaisantes, who specialize in 18th century music, will be playing colonial Christmas music from 1-2 p.m.

New to this year’s event is a local authors book fair and signing. This portion of the event is from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The following authors will be present signing their books:

Norman J. Bollen; Wanda Easter Burch; a variety of Mohawk Valley/American Revolution history books by James F. Morrison; The Trail of the Wild Flowers Parts I & II - Lucy Ladd Stratton by Sandy Nellis Lane; War on the Middleline: The Founding of a Community in the Kayaderosseras Patent In the Midst of the American Revolution by James E Richmond; Crucible Along the Mohawk by Johnny T Rockenstire; Whispers of Liberty and many more by Heidi Sprouse.