September 9 – 12, 2021    

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Sunday 9/12

10:00 am – 11:00 am    WORSHIP

19th Century Worship Service Located at the Gazebo beside the Champlain Monument on Cumberland Avenue, across from the Kent Delord Museum House.  Please bring a lawn chair.

10:00 am – 04:00 pm     MUSEUMS
Clinton County Historical Association
Location: Old Base Museum Campus

11:00 am – 12:00 pm     SHAPE NOTE SINGERS –Kent-Delord House Museum
Location: 17 Cumberland Ave.

Shape-note singing, an American folk tradition of singing hymns and gospel songs from books using shaped note heads to indicate position on the scale. The songs are sung without instrumental accompaniment and would have been likely to occur in Plattsburgh in 1814. Visitors are welcome to come and listen or contribute to the beautiful sound. No experience is required. 

11:00 am – 03:00 pm     INFORMATION BOOTH / SOUVENIRS                        
Location: 41 City Hall Place

Check-in for Volunteers, Button and Souvenir Sales, Program Information, Emergency contact location for Volunteers, Emergency location for Police and EMT assistance 

Location: Kent-Delord House Museum-17 Cumberland Ave.

Military and Civilian Reenactors with displays of 19th century trades. Blacksmithing, Tin Punching, Sewing, Herbal Medicine Candle Making and more

11:00 am – 03:00 pm     OLD TIME VILLAGE FAIR & MARKET                           
Location: – in the tents around the Macdonough Monument 

11:00 am – 02:30 pm     TOUR – Thomas Macdonough Memorial Monument
Self-guided, restrictions for small children and appropriate shoes required.

11:00 am – 03:00 pm     FOOD COURT & EXHIBITS                                                                
Location: Trinity Park                          

11:00 am – 03:00 pm     KIDS’ GAMES                                                               
Location: Trinity Park & City Hall Place

Prepare to play old fashioned children’s games, such as   three –legged races, sack races, potato races, hoop games, Game of Graces and more.                                            
Sponsored by Chapel Hill Foundation Inc.

Location: City Hall Place

Classic cars from the past brought back to their original beauty. Come and experience the “Living History” of the automobile. Stroll along City Hall Place and enjoy the beautiful vehicles of past eras.

12:00 pm - KIDS’ MUSTER & PARADE                                            
Location: Trinity Park & City Hall Place

12:30 am – 1:30 pm    FIRE TRUCK PULL                                                        
Location: Lower City Hall Place
Interested in competing? Contact Mary Simmers here.

A modern day “Battle of Plattsburgh” in a high noon showdown between man and machine.1814 Commemoration Inc. will partner with the Guardians of the Ribbon for a team competition. Fans will be able to cheer for their favorite team    as they compete to see who will be the fastest to pull the Guardians “”Pink Fire Truck” over the finish line.

12:00 pm – 02:00 pm    EXHIBITS - City Hall (The Anchor, Murals)                          
Location: 41 City Hall Place

12:00 pm – 02:30 pm    ENTERTAINMENT                                                        
Location: City Hall Stage/Trinity Park Stage          

1:30 pm      TOURS – (Walking Tour) Old Base Oval & Forts     
Location: 98 Ohio Ave., Old Base Museum Campus.

Offered by Clinton County Historical Association (pre-registration required call 518-561-0340)

3:00 pm – 07:00 pm    OVAL CRAFT BREWING (Open to Public)            
Location:111 Ohio Ave., Old Base

“Enjoy special beer brewed just for the Battle of Plattsburgh”

03:00 pm – 04:00 pm     DEDICATION OF HISTORICAL MARKERS                 
Location: Old Stone Barracks (Valcour Brewing Co.) Old Base

Friends of the Old Stone Barracks Heritage unveil interpretive markers for the public to view on the history surrounding the Old Stone Barracks on the Old Base.

04:00 pm – 05:00 pm     OLD POST CEMETERY MEMORIAL CEREMONY     
Location: In the area of the Tomb of the Unknown in the E section, 8 Lake Forrest Drive, Route 9, Plattsburgh

Plattsburgh’s Old Post cemetery is the final resting place of 445 persons including 163 soldiers and airmen and 136 unknown soldiers and sailors. The small burial site includes the remains of those who fought in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Spanish-American War and Vietnam as well as the remains of wives and children.   

ADDITIONAL ENTERTAINMENT DOWNTOWN – Champlain Valley Irish Dancers, Police Pipes & Drums of Plattsburgh, Nate Pultorak “National Dulcimer Champion” and other local talent.