Fort Klock 2018

Saturday May 19th and Sunday May 20th - Opening Weekend
Fort Klock will open its doors on May 19 and May 20  from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  with a muster, demonstrations and many hands-on activities. Come experience the sights and sounds of 1776 with beer brewing, bread making, weaving, blacksmithing and much more.  Fun for the whole family! Included this year will be the  The Hammer In workshop event, open to the public.

See details here about our 10th annual Hammer-In event.



June 8.  10a-3p
 
American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference Genealogy Day at Ft. Klock.  Join us and Nancy Langlie (Johannes Klock descendant, DAR member, and amateur genealogist) at Ft. Klock and learn about Klock Family genealogy


June 16/17.  

New York Path Through History weekend at Klock...

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June 27, 630p.

Wednesdays at Ft. Klock.  
Join us, and Schoharie county
author Jeff O'Connor, as he discusses early 18th century Palatine Migration History, from Europe to New York


July 4. 12-4. 
Strawberry Festival, reading of the Declaration of Independence and 2018 Fort Klock Art contest show. Vote for your favorite.  Art Contest details here.

July 18.  630p
Wednesdays at Ft. Klock.
Join us, and  
Wade Wells to learn about 18th Century Funeral and mourning practices. 


July 27.  630p
Wednesdays at Ft. Klock
Join us and Kevin
Richard-Morrow, Capt. of the Mabee Farm Batteaux "DeSager", and learn about the Mohawk River's role in18th century commerce...


Aug. 7/8/9
Young Pioneers 


Aug. 15.    630p
Wednesdays at Ft. Klock
Join us, and
Paul Supley, to learn about drinking chocolate in the 18th Century, and sample his chocolate preparations....

Aug 22. 630p
Wednesdays at Ft Klock
Join us, and Ft. Klock Historic Restoration founding member
Skip Barshied, as he reviews lighting through the ages


Sept. 8/9

Annual  Craft Fair


Sept. 29/30
Interrupted Harvest (1778) ...The Mohawk Valley's Refugee crisis.
Devastating raids have begun, and refugees, both "Patriot" and"Loyalist" are impacting Valley communities.  See renenactments, meet authors Gavin Watt and Jennifer DeBruin, and attend their presentations in the Forts Dutch Barn

"DeBruin writes to bring history to life"
https://dailygazette.com/article/2018/05/31/debruin-writes-to-bring-history-to-life


Valley History Alliance, Welcome Reception at the barn, Sept 29, 6pm -7pm




Dec 2. Or 9 12-3p
St. Nicholas visits Ft. Klock


Fort Klock, historic fortified home to the Klock family. Located in western New York colony, 1750.

The restored homestead, privately owned and operated, is a " Not for Profit ", National Historic Landmark. . We are not State owned, and do not receive operating money from the state.  We do rely on the generosity of the public to keep this private homestead open.

1-518-568-7779

P.O. Box 42 St. Johnsville NY 13452

Fort Klock Historic Restoration in the Mohawk Valley, New York Colony 1750