LeRay Mansion, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is one of the attractions on several of the Fort Drum History Tours.
If you love history, join us on one of our upcoming tours!
Upcoming events include the following:
Sept. 28 – Fall History Tour
The public is invited to participate in the Fall History Tour. At the first stop, participants will be treated to a guided tour at the historic LeRay Mansion. New this year will be the "What's Under the Walk?" exhibit of household artifacts found buried on the mansion grounds. Participants also will tour the 10th Mountain Division and Fort Drum Museum. The event will conclude with a self-guided tour of Memorial Park. Tours will be offered at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Each tour is expected to last three hours. Seating is limited. Registration is required no later than Sept. 20. For more information or to register, email email@example.com or call (315) 772-5463.
Watch this page for details as they become available.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can go on the history tours?
Anyone can sign up for a tour. Participants must provide their full name and date of birth. Children 17 years old and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
How do I sign up?
Registration is via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (315) 772-5463.
During the registration process, the tour rosters are reviewed and finalized by our security team.
If I went on the last tour, can I attend another?
Yes, but you must register each time. The announcement is posted on the Fort Drum and 10th Mountain Division Facebook about three weeks before the tour date. Registration information is also sent to local media. Seating is limited, and tours tend to fill up quickly.
How do I know what time and where to meet the bus on the day of the tour?
We will send a confirmation letter with more information about the tour, including parking, required identification, suggested footwear and approved personal items, such as cameras, snacks and nonalcoholic beverages.
How much does it cost?
There is no cost. There is, however, an opportunity to visit the Off the Beatin’ Path Gift Shop.
Can I drive my own vehicle?
No. Everyone will be directed to a parking area, where you will leave your vehicle and get checked in to travel on a bus. The tours are designed to move as a group on a bus with guides providing information between stops.
Can I bring a stroller?
Yes. Understand some tours are out on the ranges without level ground or smooth surfaces, and for some strollers, this can be a challenge.
Are the tours handicapped accessible?
Not at this time. We are in the process of purchasing a bus that will accommodate a wheelchair.