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Site Currently Under Construction!

Due to COVID-19, the CCHA has closed the museum and postponed all public events until further notice. Once restrictions are lifted, we look forward to sharing our exciting programs.

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!


Bluff Point Lighthouse

A wonderfully restored lighthouse and interpretive center on Valcour Island on Lake Champlain, the Bluff Point Lighthouse is open to visitors during summer months to tour its exhibits and take in its incredible views.

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.

Clinton County Suffrage Exhibit

The Clinton County Suffrage exhibit recounts the battles fought for the women's right to vote at the national, state and county levels beginning in 1848. The exhibit is accompanied by a booklet that tells the County story in detail.

Museum Temporarily Closed

Due to COVID-19, the CCHA has closed the museum and postponed all public events until further notice. In the meantime, needed renovations and new galleries are being planned.

CCHA Facebook Feature - 1883

The Sudden death of Willis Mould – February 16, 1883 – 138 years ago. “Keeseville experience a terrible shock on Monday of this week by the sudden and unexpected death of Willis Mould.... "

CCHA Facebook Feature - 1873

Were your ancestors on the list? - Only men could serve on juries in those days. January 3, 1873 – 148 years ago.

Event Highlights

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Dr. William Beaumont Presentation

An overview of the life of Plattsburgh’s medical pioneer, Dr. William Beaumont, will be presented by Dr. Paolo Fedi, May 17th, 6:30 pm, at the MHAB Life Skills Campus, 14 Dormitory Drive, Plattsburgh (off New York Road, then Idaho Avenue).