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September 9, 2012

Children's Fair highlights battle events

Here’s the Battle of Plattsburgh Commemoration schedule for today:

8 and 10 a.m.: 19th-century Anglican Church services, Trinity Episcopal Church.

9:30 a.m.: Worship service with 1814 elements, First Presbyterian Church, 34 Brinkerhoff St. 

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Children’s Old-Time Village Fair with Tom Hanford, story teller and performer; horseback rides; arts and crafts; dolls and teddy bears; old-time country store, Macdonough Monument grounds.

10 a.m. to noon.: Fun With Boats. 30 City Hall Place. 

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Fife-and-Drum and Pipe-and-Drum units, musical performances, downtown area;

Plattsburgh Memorial Chapel, U.S. Oval, Old Base.

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: 1814 Military Encampment on grounds of Kent-Delord House Museum, 17 Cumberland Ave;

Confiance anchor exhibit, talks by Bill Van Stockum, second floor of City Hall; 1814 Craft demonstrations by guides from Montreal’s Chateau Ramezay Museum, on grounds near City Hall; Kids’ Games, Trinity Park; Boy Scouts Booth Cachet, Trinity Park; Boy Scout Historic Trail, Trinity Park; Live Plucky Rooster display, Macdonough Monument; and, on the Old Base Museum Campus, Battle of Plattsburgh Association, War of 1812 Museum, 31 Washington Road; Champlain Valley Transportation Museum, 12 Museum Way; and Clinton County Historical Association Museum, 98 Ohio Ave.

10 to 4 p.m.: Plucky Rooster sculpture display, Macdonough Monument; awards at 11 a.m. Noon: Live Plucky Rooster awards, Macdonough Monument.

11 to 11:30 a.m.: Saratoga replica demonstration, Champlain Monument. 

11 a.m. and 1 p.m.: Musical Menagerie and Chimneyside Tales, performed by Tom Hooker Hanford, at the Children’s Old-Time Village Fair, Champlain Monument.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Israel Green Tavern, vintage dining and entertainment, 18 Trinity Place.

11 to 11:45 a.m.: Stan Ransom, the Connecticut Peddler, vocals, Israel Green Tavern. 

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Shape Note singing, second floor, City Hall. 

11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.: Soup Cook Off, sponsored by National Alliance on Mental Illness: Champlain Valley, City Hall Place.

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