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Clinton County Historical Museum

Hours: Wednesday - Saturday from 10a.m. to 3p.m.

Come down to the Clinton County Historical Museum to tour our exhibits today!


Exhibit: Clinton County Military History

From 1755 to 1995, Clinton County played a pivotal role in the military history of the United States. Exhibit artifacts tell the history of this local impact including the Battle of Valcour in 1776 and the Battle of Plattsburgh in 1814.

Summer Sundays at The Bluff Point Lighthouse

The public is invited to visit the historic Bluff Point Lighthouse on Valcour Island each Sunday in July.  Transportation to the Lighthouse is the responsibility of the individual. Guided tours of the lighthouse are provided, and visitors will receive the Valcour Island Heritage Trail Guide.  The Lighthouse will be open from 1pm to 3pm each Sunday. Tours are free, and donations are appreciated.

CCHA Receives Grant to Conserve Diorama

The Clinton County Historical Association is pleased to announce it has received a Conservation Treatment Grant from the Greater Hudson Heritage Network for the conservation of a diorama created by Adirondack artist Arto Monaco.

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The Catholic Summer School of America in Cliff Haven 1896-1941

9/27/22, 6:30 PM - 9/27/22, 7:45 PM

A Photo History of the Catholic Summer School in Cliff Haven, NY will be presented by Roger Black September 27 - 6:30 pm at the Lake Forest Senior Living Community, 8 Lake Forest Drive, Plattsburgh. His talk on the history of CSSA from its establishment in 1896 until its last season in 1941 includes many photos of the unique cottages which housed up to 1,200 residents per week who went there for lectures, recreation and socializing.