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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.

Early Industry

Clinton County grew from mining, agriculture, dairy, retail and manufacturing industries. This gallery shows the tools used by early settlers, giving visitors a peak into their lives. Unique and priceless Redford glassware, with its distinctive turquoise tint, is a highlight of this exhibit.

Event Highlights

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Speaker Series: "Junior Plattsburgh"

9/23/21, 7:00 PM - 9/23/21, 8:30 PM

On September 23, 2021, at 7:00 PM, the Bicentennial Committee of the Town of Beekmantown will present The Story of “Junior Plattsburg” on Point Au Roche. Dr. Richard Frost, a retired physician and author of multiple historical columns and books, will tell the story of the camp, its purpose, and the activities conducted.

Town of Clinton Cemetery Tour

10/2/21, 9:30 AM - 10/2/21, 1:30 PM

The Clinton County Historical Association and Town of Clinton Historian Rebecca LeClair will be hosting a cemetery tour on October 2nd . The tour will start at 9:30 am at the original Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery at the intersection of Clinton Mills Rd and State Route 189, concluding at 1:30 with lunch at Dick’s Country Store.

Speaker Series: The History of Farming in Beekmantown

10/7/21, 7:00 PM - 10/7/21, 8:00 PM

With Dr. Rick Grant, Miner Institute. At the Beekmantown Town Hall, 571 Spellman Road, West Chazy, NY 12992. Co-sponsored by the Clinton County Farm Bureau and the Clinton County Historical Association.