Clinton County Historical Association Announces Winter Programs


Clinton County Historical SocietyClinton County Historical Association (CCHA) is located on the Old Base in Plattsburgh and is part of the Museum Campus, which also includes the Battle of Plattsburgh Interpretive Center and the War of 1812 Museum and The Champlain Valley Transportation Museum.

Here are the Association’s upcoming events:

A virtual tour and history of the Plattsburgh Memorial Chapel with Kate Chilton and Helen Nerska. See photos and hear the stories of the creation of this memorial to veterans who trained in Plattsburgh and who died in World War One. January 19, 12:30 pm, Plattsburgh Senior Center, 5139 North Catherine Street, Plattsburgh.

Perry’s Mills Frog Farm with Rouses Point-Champlain Historical Society President Bob St. John. Stories and photos of the once thriving business of supplying millions of frog legs to hungry diners and university biology departments across the United States. January 25, 6:30 pm, CCHA, 98 Ohio Avenue, Plattsburgh. Call 518-561-0340 to reserve a seat.

Portraits and Painters of the Early Champlain Valley (1800-1865), slides from a 1975 SUNY Plattsburgh exhibit with reflections on the history of the painters and their subjects. Attendees are encouraged to bring photos of old paintings they might have and share the history of their painting. February 16, 12:30 pm, Plattsburgh Senior Center, 5139 North Catherine Street, Plattsburgh.

Winter Fun at the Museum with guided tours for children and adults or discovering the museum with scavenger hunts and prizes for all. February 17, 10 am to 3 pm. CCHA, 98 Ohio Avenue, Plattsburgh.

All events are free and open to the public.

Call or email Helen Nerska at (518) 561-0340 for more information or to confirm seating for the January 25th presentation.

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