experience colonial life and times
Restored in 1971, the Palatine House is a medieval, German style construction built by the Colonists for their minister, Peter Nicholas Sommers, who came to Schoharie County from Hamburg, Germany.
preservation - recreation - history
The Chenango Canal Association developed and maintains the Towpath Trail, a five-mile walking trail along the original historic Chenango Canal between Woodman Pond, Hamilton and Oriskany Creek, Solsville. Wildlife, wild flowers and many birds may be sighted. The Cottage Museum on Rt. 20, Bouckville is open 10-5 daily, April - October.
Part of the Revolutionary War Heritage Trail
Located in a Federal style house (ca. 1815) with exhibits from 1778 infamous Cherry Valley Massacre to late 20th-century. Collection of 1830's memorabilia, antique fire engines,period clothing collections, kitchen exhibit and other period rooms.
an eclectic collection of unique gifts
Come see what everyone is talking about! 10 themed rooms - just like a general store. Gifts for you, your family, home and friends. An out of the ordinary shop in an award winning historic shoe repair shop.
Overlooking Otsego Lake, the Fenimore offers changing exhibitions by renowned artists – this summer featuring Ansel Adams, Toulouse-Lautrec, and James Whistler. Collections include the Thaw Collection of American Indian Art, as well as American folk art, fine art, and photography.
Preserving and interpreting the site of Revolutionary War Fort Plain/Fort Rensselaer. The museum houses both Revolutionary War era and Native American collections. Visitors can explore the fort's outdoor exhibits on a walking tour of the adjoining 20 acre hilltop park.
founded in 1930
Holy Trinity Monastery, a Russian Orthodox monastic community, was founded in 1930 in Jordanville, NY. The Foundation of Russian History Museum, located on the grounds of Holy Trinity Monastery, offers a fascinating glimpse into the history, art, and culture of Russia and the Russian immigrant community.
Howe Caverns Adventure Park - High in the air-Deep in the Earth-New York's coolest getaway! Explore the Cave, Pan for gems, Zip, Climb, Jump, Rock and Roll! Something for everyone! Cave Open Year Round With Seasonal Hours, Howe High Adventure Open In Season.
A 50 room Mansion overlooking Otsego Lake. National Historic Landmark offering a stunning experience of early 1800s architectural and social grandeur. Built 1817 – 1835. Open May to October. Guided tours on the hour 10:00 – 4:00. Events, Hauntings – July & August, Candlelight tours – October. Glimmerglass State Park, Cooperstown, NY.
So we never forget!
Located at the site of the inaugural meeting of the New York Anti-Slavery Society in October 1835. Open weekends 1-5 mid-May - late September. Exhibits include NYS Underground Railroad Trail video and abolition history displays.
Over 160 restored classic & vintage vehicles on display in five climate-controlled showrooms. Period fashions, original videos, vintage airplane engines, more.
A 1772 church fortified in 1777 and attacked in 1880 during the Revolutionary War. Now a museum for over 120 years. Thousands of artifacts in six historic buildings include a fire engine built before George Washington was born. Open May - October. Many events throughout the year.