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.”
The event starts at 8:15 am and will end at 3:30 pm. Pre-registration is recommended. Admission fees are $35 for advance registration, $40 at the door and there is a discounted rate for students of $20. The admission fee includes a lunch sandwich buffet and refreshment breaks. There will be an author book signing with books available for purchase.
To register, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, phone number, email address, city and state. A check can be made out to and sent to the Fort Plain Museum, Attn: GW BDAY, PO Box 324, Fort Plain, NY 13339. The Museum also accepts credit cards by phone, (518) 774-5669.
Illustration: 1787 Portrait of George Washington by James Peale.