• A Message from The Henry Knox Museum

    The Henry Knox Museum takes the health and well-being of its staff, volunteers, donors, members, and the community seriously.  During this period of shut-down for the  COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to fund-raise to meet our needs but have canceled and rescheduled some of our events.  Please watch our Events page for updates on scheduled lectures, celebrations, or events.  We wish our entire museum community safety and health.

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    What you don’t know about Henry Knox is a lot.

    He was there. At Trenton.  Brandywine. Valley Forge. And Yorktown. Henry Knox was there. He was Chief of Artillery. He was the one who yelled: “Fire!” For eight and a half long bloody years, he was there. Right in the thick of it.

    Knox earned the respect and life-long friendship of George Washington, was his right-hand man throughout the war, stood beside him crossing the Delaware, and served in his cabinet. He may not have signed the Declaration of Independence, but he sure as heck did risk his neck to make it possible.

    Henry Knox was somebody, still is somebody, you should totally know.

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    Mission Statement
    The General Henry Knox Museum (dba Knox Museum) honors the life, times, and legacy of Henry Knox; the heritage of Montpelier; and the veterans and families who have served, and continue to serve, our nation.

    Tax Status
    The General Henry Knox Museum, (dba Knox Museum), is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization operating Montpelier, Thomaston, Maine. Fed. I.D. #: 01-0427323.

    Team & Board Members

    Knox Museum Staff

    • Ethan Yankura
      Ethan Yankura Executive Director
    • Knox Museum
      Knox Museum Main Office

      30 High Street | PO Box 326

      Thomaston, ME 04861

      info@knoxmuseum.org

      (207)-354-8062

    • Delores Allen
      Delores Allen Executive Assistant

      info@knoxmuseum.org

      dallen@knoxmuseum.org

      (207) 354-8062

    Board of Trustees

    • Anne E. Perkins
      Anne E. Perkins Chairman of the Board
    • Necole Dabrio Janczura
      Necole Dabrio Janczura Vice Chairman
    • Herman S. Kohlmeyer, Jr.
      Herman S. Kohlmeyer, Jr. Treasurer
    • Anne Williams Kohlmeyer
      Anne Williams Kohlmeyer Trustee
    • Barry Hodge
      Barry Hodge Trustee
    • Brianne Brophy
      Brianne Brophy Trustee
    • Carol Achterhof
      Carol Achterhof Trustee
    • David Edfors
      David Edfors Trustee
    • Dr. James O. Pringle
      Dr. James O. Pringle Trustee
    • Elisabeth Henshaw
      Elisabeth Henshaw Trustee
    • Karen Smith
      Karen Smith Trustee
    • Lynn Taylor
      Lynn Taylor Trustee
    • Mary Anderson Griffin
      Mary Anderson Griffin Secretary
    • Molly S. Kellogg
      Molly S. Kellogg Trustee
    • Patricia Hubbard
      Patricia Hubbard Trustee
    • Philip Wright
      Philip Wright Trustee
    • Russell Wolfertz, Jr.
      Russell Wolfertz, Jr. Trustee
    • Susan Fay
      Susan Fay Trustee
    • Wayne Mallar
      Wayne Mallar Trustee
    Honorary & Ex-Officio Trustees

    • Doris Buffett
      Doris Buffett Honorary Trustee
    • Renny A. Stackpole
      Renny A. Stackpole Honorary Trustee

    Current & Upcoming Exhibitions & Events @ Knox Museum

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    We invite you to explore for yourself the people and purpose behind the American Revolution. Our doors and grounds are open for you to touch, feel, smell, and even taste life as it was 242 years ago and imagine, in new ways, what it was like to participate in creating monumental, historic change.

    This is Knox Museum. Very revolutionary.

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