Old Post Cemetery Tours & Scavenger Hunt

June 15, 2024

10am - 1pm

8 Lake Forrest Dr, Plattsburgh

Join us for a fun an exciting scavenger hunt for both kids and adults. Walk and browse at your own pace as you challenge your sense of deduction using the posted clues to find the hidden locations and learn about the amazing history of those interred at the Old Post. With 150 Flag Markers located next to some of this historic graves, you can learn about the history of Plattsburgh and the lives of the people who helped shape it! This is a free community event, part of Museum Weekend. Attendees will receive five (5) visitor pennies and be entered into drawing to win prizes. Followed by a History Lecture on Commodore Macdonough's Shipyard in Vergennes. The history of the shipyard where ships used during the Battle of Plattsburgh were constructed will be examined through historical data acquired by the museum as well as archaeological findings on the area. Director Gilligan will share personal insights and perspectives on information the museum has collected pertaining to Commodore Macdonough’s shipyard in Vergennes.

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PO Box 310 |  7061 Route 9 | Plattsburgh, NY 12901 USA