Ranked #7 of 12 attractions in Plattsburgh
Category: Historic Sites
Built in 1797, the Kent-Delord House Museum tells the story of a prominent small town family in Upstate New York. The Henry...
Built in 1797, the Kent-Delord House Museum tells the story of a prominent small town family in Upstate New York. The Henry and Betsey Delord moved to the house in Plattsburgh in 1811, and owned and operated a general store called the Red Store right on the property. The house was also the British Headquarters during the Battle of Plattsburgh during the War of 1812.Learn more about the story of the Delord family in Plattsburgh! From an old government debt to the Women's Christian Temperance Union, from inventions to the Medal of Honor from serving in the Civil War, the Delords tell a fascinating story! The Kent-Delord House Museum is open seasonally for tours!May-June: Tuesday-Friday from 10am-2pmJuly-August: Tuesday-Saturday from 10am-2pmSeptember: Tuesday-Friday from 10am-2pmOctober-April: Tours by appointment