Town of Minden History Fair

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When: September 21, 2019 all-day
Where: Haslett Park, corner of Willett and River Streets, Fort Plain, NY 13339

If local history piques your interest, please join us in Fort Plain’s beautiful Haslett Park for the Town of Minden History Fair! View exhibits, play with toys and games of the past, talk to collectors of local memorabilia, maps, photographs, artifacts, and more during this day-long event! Look for the tent! Among those represented will be the Fort Plain Museum, … Read More

Local History Round Table cancelled for tonight

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When: August 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, NY 13339

The Local History Round Table forum scheduled for tonight has been cancelled. Please join us for our next gathering on Wednesday, Sept. 18th. If local history interests you, please visit the Town of Minden History Fair in Fort Plain’s beautiful Haslett Park on Saturday, Sept. 21st!

Philo Café

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When: August 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, NY 13339

  Do you find yourself craving some hearty “food for thought”? Whet your appetite at the Fort Plain Free Library as the Philo Café serves up a veritable buffet of topics for discussion. The Philo Café is a respectful forum for people to share thoughts and ideas. Topics will be determined by those in attendance. Sometimes there will even be real … Read More

Philo Café

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When: January 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, NY 13339

  Do you find yourself craving some hearty “food for thought”? Whet your appetite at the Fort Plain Free Library as the Philo Café serves up a veritable buffet of topics for discussion. The Philo Café is a respectful forum for people to share thoughts and ideas. Topics will be determined by those in attendance. Sometimes there will even be real … Read More

Philo Café

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When: June 6, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, NY 13339

  Do you find yourself craving some hearty “food for thought”? Whet your appetite at the Fort Plain Free Library as the Philo Café serves up a veritable buffet of topics for discussion. The Philo Café is a respectful forum for people to share thoughts and ideas. Topics will be determined by those in attendance. Sometimes there will even be real … Read More

Meet author Nancy Palker, writer of “Magic and Tragic Rosebud”

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When: July 24, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, NY 13339

Author Nancy Palker will discuss her memoir, “Magic and Tragic Rosebud”. It has been described as “a riveting account of working as a nurse at the U.S. Public Health Service Indian Hospital in Rosebud, S.D.”

Book Discussion with Norman Bollen, author of “George Washington and the Mohawk Frontier”

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When: July 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Fort Plain Free Library, 19 Willett St., Fort Plain, NY 13339

This is what book publisher www.lulu.com had to say about the well researched and documented book by Fort Plain Museum President Norman Bollen: “New York State was a key battleground in the War for American Independence with nearly a third of all battles being fought there. The Mohawk Valley, often described as the “Bloody Mohawk,” suffered through multiple coordinated strikes … Read More