The Fort Plain Museum will host a symposium on the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign against Native Americans in 1779 on Saturday, November 2nd. Pre-registration is recommended, but walk-ins are welcome.
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 Mulligan;
Clinton’s Dam: Colonial and Native Contexts – William A. Starna; and
From the Mohawk to the Susquehanna: Clinton’s Brigade route across the Portage in 1779 – Wayne Lenig.
The symposium will end with a Panel Discussion where attendees can ask the panel of experts questions regarding the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign.
This event will be held at The Fulton-Montgomery Community College, located at 2805 NY-67, Johnstown. The event starts at 8 am and will end at 4 pm. Admission fees are $50 for advance registration, $60 at the door and there is a discounted rate for students of $30. The admission fee includes a lunch sandwich buffet and refreshment breaks. There will be relevant books available for purchase.
To register, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, phone number, email address, city and state. You can also register by phone, (518) 774-5669. More information is available on the Fort Plain website.
Illustration of Sullivan-Clinton Campaign provided.