Friday, March 8, 2013

Spring Day Trip to Johnson Hall State Historic Site and Old Fort Johnson in Johnstown, N.Y. Tuesday, April 30, 2013

The Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center’s Spring Day Trip will be Tuesday, April 30, 2013. In the morning we will visit Johnson Hall State Historic Site and in the afternoon Old Fort Johnson. Both are in the Johnstown area.
Johnson Hall was the second home of Sir William Johnson, Superintendent of Indian Affairs in the 1700s. Sir William was the largest landowner in the Mohawk Valley and influenced the settlement of the Valley. He and his family were active during the French and Indian War.
Old Fort Johnson was the original limestone house built by Sir William Johnson. Today the Fort is a museum operated by the Montgomery County Historical Society.

Lunch: will be at the Union Hall Inn, a historic tavern, in Johnstown. It will be a hot buffet consisting of Lemon Chicken Francoise and Pan Seared Tips of Beef, Rice Pilaf, Chantilly Potatoes, Garden Green Salad, fresh assorted fruit slices, rolls, coffee, tea and dessert.

Departure: 8:30 a.m. from the rear parking lot across from the Wesleyan Church, 75 Grace Street, Northside, Waterford.
Approximate return to Waterford 4:30-5:00pm.

Cost: Current members- $80.00 - non-members $85.00. Price includes parking, motor coach transportation with Wade Tours, admission fees, guided tours and lunch.

Paid Reservations by April 5, 2013

Make reservations with Emily Wilson at 518-237-7122 before April 1st. Please make checks payable to the Waterford Historical Museum and mail directly to:
Emily Wilson, Treasurer
26 Columbus Ave., Waterford N. Y. 12188

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