Clinton County Historical AssociationOn Valcour Island each Sunday in July, with guided Tours of the Lighthouse

Plattsburgh, N.Y. – The Clinton County Historical Association announces that the public is invited to visit the historic Bluff Point Lighthouse on Valcour Island Sundays July 3, July 17, July 24 and July 31 from 1 pm to 3 pm.  Transportation to the lighthouse is the responsibility of the individual. On July 10, the lighthouse will be open from 9 am to 2:30 pm and transportation to the lighthouse will be available between 9 am and 1:30 pm.  The cost is $30 per person. Preregister by calling 518-561-0340.

Lighthouse exhibits include the history of Lake Champlain Lighthouses, Lake Champlain’s Military History, the 20th Century Camps on Valcour Island and the Life of a Lighthouse Keeper. Visitors may climb to the Lantern Room to see the functioning light and the outstanding view of the lake.  All tours of the lighthouse are free, and visitors will receive the Valcour Island Heritage Trail Guide. Donations are appreciated.

For more information, please call the Clinton County Historical Association at (518) 561-0340.  Information about the Lighthouse can also be found on Facebook or the Museum’s website.



The CCHA Museum is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  For more information, visit or call 518-561-0340. Museum admission is free and donations are accepted.


Helen Nerska

Clinton County Historical Museum

98 Ohio Avenue

Plattsburgh, NY 12903



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