Street Address
2 Mergner Road
Corner of Route 5 and 67
Fort Johnson, NY 12070
Mailing Address
PO Box 196
Fort Johnson, NY 12070
phone: 518-843-0300
e-mail: museum@oldfortjohnson.org
web: www.oldfortjohnson.org
Hours
May 15 to October 15
Wednesday - Saturday10 AM - 4 PM
Sunday1 PM - 5 PM
Admissions
Adults $4 Children under 12 Free
Museum Type(s)
Services
Gift Shop
Group Tours
Staff
Delores Partyka, President
phone: 518-843-0300
Pamela Kreutter, Teacher

Description

Historic house museum; the home of Sir William Johnson (1715-1774)the British Superintendent for Indian Affairs.

Mission

To preserve,exhibit and interpret the collections, structures and furnishings held by the MCHS at historic Old Fort Johnson and to provide for professional scholorship and historical programming on the culure and history of Montgomery County; with special emphasis on Sir William Johnson and his influence on the development of colonial upstate New York

History

The Montgomery County Historical Society was founded in 1905 to collect and preserve Mohawk Valley history. Since 1906 it has operated Old Fort Johnson as an historic house museum.

Artifacts Collections

Furniture, textiles, millitary and agriculural items relating to the history of Montgomery County.

Research Collections

Limited books and orginal documents on the history of Montgomery County and Sir William Johnson.

Educational Programs

In -house programs only: visit website for details.

    Governance

    Private not-for-profit corporation managed by a volunteer board of trustees.

    Library

    Access: General Public

    Appointment required: Yes

    Publications

    Quarterly Newsletter

      Services

      Gift Shop

      Group Tours