Bus trip to Philly planned

FORT PLAIN — The Fort Plain Museum is holding a fundraising bus trip to Philadelphia to visit the new Museum of the American Revolution and Independence Hall on Sept. 16. The cost is $95 and includes admissions to both the museum and Independence Hall. The bus will leave approximately at 6 a.m. and return around 11 p.m. There will be a few pick-up locations based on where people sign-up from. There are only 55 available seats.

 This a fundraiser that will support the Fort Plain Museum’s new research library. When completed, the library will be open to the public and consist of more than 3,000 bound volumes, 1,000 pamphlets and ephemera, several hundred photocopies of 17th and 18th century maps from archives in Europe and all over North America, and more than 30 linear feet of manuscripts. The strength of the collection is in Native American studies (particularly ethnography, archaeology and material culture studies); 17th and 18th century Northeastern North American History; and Colonial geography and cartography.  

For more information, please visit its website at www.fortplainmuseum.com, email info@fortplainmuseum.org or call (518) 774-5669.