As the nation prepares to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the American Revolution, Montgomery County, NY is making its own preparations by establishing a commission to create educational programming, events and messaging to promote the county’s significant connections to the Revolutionary War. [Read more…] about Montgomery County Establishes Commission for America’s 250th Anniversary
Historian Jeff O’Connor of Turning Point 1777 is set to present “The Restless Palatines of Schoharie Valley” at the Old Stone Fort Museum on Saturday, June 1 at 1 pm.
This interactive program will incorporate the grounds of the museum, as well as the surrounding landscape, to help illustrate key elements of early Palatine experiences in the valley. [Read more…] about Palatine Settler Tour at the Old Stone Fort
The Fort Plain Museum is taking the lead in organizing a new marketing association for the Mohawk Valley’s numerous 18th century historic sites. The new association will work to promote eight historic sites in western Montgomery County all within 4 to 6 miles of Exit 29 on the New York State Thruway.
Billed as “Mohawk Country, America’s First Frontier” the association’s first marketing effort has targeted the month of July. [Read more…] about Mohawk Country Heritage Association Forms