IMG_0422_1.1The Kent-Delord House Museum celebrates Veterans Day and New York History Month

On November 11 and 12.

The Kent-Delord House Museum will be open free of charge in honor of Veterans Day and to commemorate New York History Month.

Between the hours of 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. the house will be open for guided tours. There will be special exhibits regarding America’s military history. One special item to see is the Medal of Honor awarded to the Reverend Frank Hall for gallantry at the Battle of Salem Heights, May 3, 1863 during the American Civil War. And the officer’s mess chest found by Henry Delord after the British evacuated his home on September 11, 1814.

In conjunction to the 350th anniversary of the construction of Fort St. Anne on Vermont’s Isle La Motte in 1666, there will be a display commemorating the French Carignan- Saliere Regiment which was sent over to New France to help protect the new colony.

But that’s not all. On both days, re-enactors representing a number of American conflicts will be outside of the museum explaining their equipment and the time period which they portray.

VoltigiersCome all learn about the French & Indian War, the American Revolution, War of 1812 and American Civil War from the people who live it. Also, there will be a visual display honoring the fallen on both the American and British sides from the Plattsburgh Campaign in 1814.

The Kent-Delord House Museum is the place to visit on November 11 and 12.

For more information, call 561-1035.