Fort Brewerton & Oliver Stevens Blockhouse Museum

Fort Brewerton & Oliver Stevens Blockhouse Museum The Blockhouse Museum holds collections of local artifacts, including native materials. It is overseen by the Fort Brewerton Historical Society.

Looking for vendors! Here is the info you will need!
05/25/2019

Looking for vendors! Here is the info you will need!

Happy to announce we will be back this year!
05/25/2019

Happy to announce we will be back this year!

Spencer Wells is recognized for his Eagle Scout project, the 18th century memorial cemetery.
05/19/2019

Spencer Wells is recognized for his Eagle Scout project, the 18th century memorial cemetery.

05/19/2019

Board president Sharon Bumann explains the significance of the Eagle Scout project designed and created by Spencer Wells. Spencer is recognized for his dedication and was presented with Don Hoffmans' own 'vintage' scouting memorabilia.

05/19/2019

Board president Sharon Bumann explains the significance of Spencer Wells' Eagle Scout project. Spencer was recognized for his dedication to the project. Don Hoffman presented him with 'vintage' scouting memorabilia from his own Boy Scouting days.

05/19/2019

A gun salute during the dedication ceremony.

05/19/2019

Thank you Roger Ranger reenactors for the ceremony dedicated our memorial cemetery garden.

The re-enactors have got their encampment set up, their clothes changed out and are ready for a weekend of 18th century ...
05/18/2019

The re-enactors have got their encampment set up, their clothes changed out and are ready for a weekend of 18th century fun! Come join us tomorrow!

THIS  WEEKEND!  The French & Indian War encampment will be held from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon.  Join us at 11a...
05/16/2019

THIS WEEKEND! The French & Indian War encampment will be held from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon. Join us at 11am Saturday for the dedication ceremony of the 18th century cemetery that honors those who succumbed to smallpox while at Fort Brewerton. Tour the Blockhouse museum....witness drills... enjoy demonstrations.... and talk to the soldiers and they women camping on our grounds, (Event is posted on this page.)

No charge but donations are always welcomed!

Please join us Saturday, May 18th at 11am for the dedication of our 18th century cemetery honoring those who died at For...
05/13/2019

Please join us Saturday, May 18th at 11am for the dedication of our 18th century cemetery honoring those who died at Fort Brewerton. The reenactors that are camping on our grounds this weekend will help us dedicate the Eagle Scout project planned and completed by Spencer Wells. Parking available on the lawn at the corner of Rt 11 & Co.Rt 37.

Saturday May 4th, some dedicated Blockhouse members participated in a "I Love My NYS Park"  clean-up around the museum. ...
05/08/2019

Saturday May 4th, some dedicated Blockhouse members participated in a "I Love My NYS Park" clean-up around the museum. We had to do some spring cleaning before the encampment takes over our grounds May 17-19th.

05/06/2019
Looking forward to 2019 at Fort Brewerton & the Blockhouse Museum!
12/31/2018

Looking forward to 2019 at
Fort Brewerton & the Blockhouse Museum!

We welcomed old and new friends into a warm and cozy Colonial Christmas Open House at the Blockhouse!  Thank to our memb...
12/16/2018

We welcomed old and new friends into a warm and cozy Colonial Christmas Open House at the Blockhouse! Thank to our members who helped organize the day. Special thanks to John Rogers for the tree donation and to Joyce Lindsley's students for sharing their musical talents! Here are some pictures from the afternoon.

Cameron is entertaining St. Nickolas and our visitors at the museum!
12/15/2018

Cameron is entertaining St. Nickolas and our visitors at the museum!

Current members of the Brewerton Historical Society are urged to attend the meeting on Saturday, 12/15/18 @11:30am to vo...
12/02/2018

Current members of the Brewerton Historical Society are urged to attend the meeting on Saturday, 12/15/18 @11:30am to vote on the Fort Brewerton Historical Society's officers and board members for the next year.

18th Century Cooking will be the theme of the day at the museum on Nov. 17th  which will be open from noon to 4pm. We wi...
11/09/2018

18th Century Cooking will be the theme of the day at the museum on Nov. 17th which will be open from noon to 4pm. We will be cooking in our fireplace and showing videos of 18th century cooking. As always, our historian Donny will be available for tours! Check out our gift shop too!

J.Elet Milton is passing on some Brewerton history to our visitors.
10/27/2018

J.Elet Milton is passing on some Brewerton history to our visitors.

The  spirits are waiting for you!
10/27/2018

The spirits are waiting for you!

Happy 56th birthday to the ERIE CANAL MUSEUM!  CNY has such a rich history that we all need to continue to celebrate and...
10/25/2018

Happy 56th birthday to the ERIE CANAL MUSEUM! CNY has such a rich history that we all need to continue to celebrate and support!

10/21/2018
10/20/2018

The museum is open for tours today from noon to 4pm! We are disappointed that the talk by Syracuse Paranormal had to be canceled. Hopefully we can reschedule it!

We changed HAUNTED HISTORY at the BLOCKHOUSE date to Oct.27th, same time 6-8pm.  This is your chance to visit with the s...
10/18/2018

We changed HAUNTED HISTORY at the BLOCKHOUSE date to Oct.27th, same time 6-8pm. This is your chance to visit with the spirits of Brewerton's past! The talk by members of Syracuse Paranormal will be this Saturday at 2pm. The Blockhouse will be open for tours from noon to 4pm!

Dedication by Roger’s Rangers,  Fort Brewerton Historical Society's 18th Century Cemetery created by Spencer Wells for...
10/08/2018

Dedication by Roger’s Rangers, Fort Brewerton Historical Society's 18th Century Cemetery created by Spencer Wells for his Eagle Scout Project. The cemetary is honoring those who are believed to have died from smallpox while at Fort Brewerton.

10/06/2018

Drills are conducted to hone their rifle skills.

10/06/2018

Drills are conducted to hone their rifle skills.

Some pictures of the encampment
10/06/2018

Some pictures of the encampment

Rain or shine, the encampment will be here for you to experience what it was like during the time of the French & Indian...
10/06/2018

Rain or shine, the encampment will be here for you to experience what it was like during the time of the French & Indian War. Please stop by today or Sunday!

Our Fall Flea at the Fort was a lot of fun. Thank you vendors for coming, thank you shoppers for stopping,  thank  you f...
10/03/2018

Our Fall Flea at the Fort was a lot of fun. Thank you vendors for coming, thank you shoppers for stopping, thank you for touring the Blockhouse Museum and thank you to those who submitted a dish to our crock pot recipe contest! Lynn Turnbull Nares won the contest and is seen here displaying her super star trophy! The recipe was for Chicken Wing Dip! And most of all thank you to our volunteers....Sharon BuMann, Donny Abend, Fay Colvin, Grace, Ed and Erika Einhart, Michele Angeloro, Lorraine Abend, Don Jackson & Laurie Hollis

Thank you to everyone who participated in our weekly farmers market. We appreciated the vendors who stuck with us during...
10/03/2018

Thank you to everyone who participated in our weekly farmers market. We appreciated the vendors who stuck with us during our first summer! Thank you to the shoppers who stopped! We plan on doing it again next year with MORE vendors offering produce, plants etc. We are wondering... is there a better day of the week?

Last day for the Fort Brewerton farmers market! We have produce, pies, carmel apples, maple syrup, honey, Thirty-One bag...
09/28/2018

Last day for the Fort Brewerton farmers market! We have produce, pies, carmel apples, maple syrup, honey, Thirty-One bags, jewelry, vintage fabrics and Bob's Dogs! But don't forget our Fall Flea at the Fort from 10-6! Over 15 vendors and a Crock Pot Recipes Tasting Contest!

This SATURDAY....10AM-6PM. Come shop our vendors!Jewelry, ceramics, produce, pies, vintage cotton fabrics handmade items...
09/27/2018

This SATURDAY....10AM-6PM. Come shop our vendors!Jewelry, ceramics, produce, pies, vintage cotton fabrics handmade items, LuluRoe, Thirty-One and lots of fleas!

Crock Pot Recipe Tasting Contest from 12-3pm. $3 gets you samples of our favorite recipes, then cast your vote and see who wins the trophy!

Great music by Rob Orioli & Bryan Dickenson from 3-5!

And a great opportunity for a guided tour of the Blockhouse Museum!

Thank you Jim Shaffer and Rob Orioli for making Friday's market at the Fort so enjoyble!   Rob & Bryan Dickensen  will b...
09/22/2018

Thank you Jim Shaffer and Rob Orioli for making Friday's market at the Fort so enjoyble! Rob & Bryan Dickensen will be playing from 3-5 at the FALL FLEA at the FORT (9/29)! Come, sing along, dance and SHOP!

Don and Ed are enjoying  the music at  Fort Brewerton!
09/21/2018

Don and Ed are enjoying the music at Fort Brewerton!

It's a breezy beautiful day a Fort Brewerton's market.  Stop by and enjoy the music!
09/21/2018

It's a breezy beautiful day a Fort Brewerton's market. Stop by and enjoy the music!

A beautiful afternoon for a stop by the Fort Brewerton Farmers Market.
09/14/2018

A beautiful afternoon for a stop by the Fort Brewerton Farmers Market.

09/07/2018

At the market today we have honey, maple syrup, corn, tomatoes, squash, peppers, beans, & radishes! Also Thirty-One bags & Young Living Oils, vintage cottons and Learbury wool fabric!

Come get your corn at the Farmers Market at the Fort today  3-7pm!
09/07/2018

Come get your corn at the Farmers Market at the Fort today 3-7pm!

Sweet corn, beautiful tomatoes, beans and squash... handcrafted jewelry and vintage fabric all at the Fort Brewerton Far...
08/31/2018

Sweet corn, beautiful tomatoes, beans and squash... handcrafted jewelry and vintage fabric all at the Fort Brewerton Farmers Market!

Fort Brewerton Greater Oneida Lake Chamber of Commerce
08/22/2018

Fort Brewerton Greater Oneida Lake Chamber of Commerce

Join us next Wednesday for a Business After Hours at the Oliver Stevens Blockhouse.

Stop in! Elizabeth & Pat are demo-ing spinning. What they can tell you about wool will amaze you!
08/18/2018

Stop in! Elizabeth & Pat are demo-ing spinning. What they can tell you about wool will amaze you!

The storm won for most of our vendors BUT stop by and hear about RENT A CHICKEN!
08/17/2018

The storm won for most of our vendors BUT stop by and hear about RENT A CHICKEN!

The threat of thunderstorms don't scare us! Come get your produce and shop those who were brave!
08/17/2018

The threat of thunderstorms don't scare us! Come get your produce and shop those who were brave!

We are seeking vendors for our FALL FLEA at the FORT! September 29th 10am-6pm.  Email for more information: fleafortbrew...
08/15/2018

We are seeking vendors for our FALL FLEA at the FORT! September 29th 10am-6pm. Email for more information: [email protected] or pm message this page.

Address

Box 392 9 US Route 11
Brewerton, NY
13029

General information

The Blockhouse Museum is currently open on the third Saturday of each month, April through December.12 noon to 4pm. It will also host special events that will be announce on Facebook. Call 315-668-8801 and leave a message to for special arrangements. Individual membership: $15 Friend / $25 Family/ $100 Merchant / $1000 Protector We are a non-profit organization, chartered under the University of the State of NY Education Department. Your generous donation will enable us to continue to operate and make improvements! Mailing address: Box 392 Brewerton ,NY 13029

Opening Hours

Saturday 12:00 - 16:00

Telephone

(315) 668-8801

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