Presentations start the evening of Friday, June 7th, continue on Saturday, June 8th and finish on Sunday, June 9th. A lunch will be provided on Saturday and beverage breaks will take place throughout.
The Clinton Portage: Sullivan/Clinton Campaign of 1779
Bus Tour #1 - Thursday, June 6th
Join Mohawk Valley Historian, Wayne Lenig, as we trace the footsteps of General Clinton during their portage to Otsego Lake and the headwaters of the Susquehanna in 1779. There will be several stops along the way, including the routes traveled, sites of encampments, how artillery was moved, and much more. The trip includes a box lunch, beverages, refreshments and information booklet. Please note, only one bus per trip.
The Footsteps of General Washington, 1783
Bus Tour #2 - Friday, June 7th
Join Mohawk Valley Historian, Norm Bollen, as we follow in the footsteps of General George Washington during his 1783 trip through the Mohawk Valley. Stops include the General’s visit to Fort Johnson, Currytown, Stone Arabia, Fort Rensselaer, the General Herkimer Home, Fort Herkimer and more. The trip includes a box lunch, beverages, refreshments and information booklet. Please note, only one bus per trip.
Bus Trip locations are TBD and posted at a later date.
Visit Mohawk Country historic sites (sites, schedules and admission fees will be posted separately). Sites will have presentations or historians on hand to discuss the families that fought on both sides during the American Revolution.
Opening Reception and Registration Featuring 2 Presentations! - Friday, June 7th
An Incident at Caughnawaga – Fundraising Dinner - Saturday, June 8th
Join Mohawk Valley Historian, Norm Bollen as he describes the “Incident at Caughnawga” that ignited the Revolution in the Mohawk Valley in 1775. This incident includes neighbor against neighbor, an angry mob and a loyalist sheriff shooting at the rebels. The dinner includes a choice of one of three entrees with sides, salad and dessert. There will also be a Cocktail Hour with cash bar.
The dinner will be held at the Bridge Walk at the Perthshire located at 112 Perthshire Drive, Amsterdam, NY 12010 (same place as last year).
Schedule will posted soon, please check back!