Erie Canal Aqueduct Schoharie Crossing

Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site

Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site Managed by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the era that made New York the Empire State. Visitors to the site may learn more about the history of the Erie Canal through […]

Saratoga Battlefield National Historic Monument

Saratoga Battlefield National Historical Park , Stillwater Part of the National Park Service since 1938, this park features a memorial to the great battles of the American Revolution, especially those of 1777 which renewed hope for the patriots in the fight for independence. This 10-mile long site has an access road for cars that passes through […]

Vischer’s Ferry Nature and Historic Preserve

Clifton Park, Riverview Road The preserve, owned by the New York State Canal Corporation, is approximately 740 acres featuring exceptional wetlands rich in plants and birds and sections of the 1825 (40 foot) canal and tow path. It is also the site of the 1862 Whipple Truss Bridge built by Squire Whipple, an 1830 Union College graduate […]