Annual Christmas at the Fort scheduled for this Saturday

FORT PLAIN — The free annual Christmas at the Fort will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fort Plain Museum, 389 Canal St.

The museum is decorated for the holiday season and refreshments will be served. The forthcoming book, “George Washington and the Mohawk Frontier” by museum chairman Norm Bollen will be available for the first time. The program will comprise live colonial Christmas music by the Liaisons Plaisantes from 1 to 2 p.m., a local author book fair and signing, holiday shopping, and free tours of the museum. The gift shop is stocked with the latest titles on the American Revolution, Mohawk Valley and local and state history, and a variety of colonial toys and games.

New to this year’s event is a local authors book fair and signing. This portion of the event is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The following authors will be signing their books:

∫ New released “George Washington and the Mohawk Frontier” by Norman J. Bollen.

“The Home Voices Speak Louder Than the Drums: Dreams and the Imagination in Civil War Letters and Memoirs” by Wanda Easter Burch.

∫ A variety of Mohawk Valley and American Revolution history books by James F. Morrison.

“The Trail of the Wild Flowers Parts I & II–Lucy Ladd Stratton” by Sandy Nellis Lane.

“War on the Middleline: The Founding of a Community in the Kayaderosseras Patent In the Midst of the American Revolution” by James E Richmond

“Crucible Along the Mohawk” by Johnny T Rockenstire

“Whispers of Liberty” and many more by Heidi Sprouse

Liaisons Plaisantes’s CD, “A Plaisantes Christmas” also will be on sale.

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