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Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site

129 Schoharie Street, Fort Hunter, NY 12069
+1 518-829-7516
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Many Layers of History at this site

I was amazed at the history encompassed by this small site. Not only are there several iterations... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2016
Sheree H
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Raleigh, North Carolina
a well preserved erie canal historic site

We stopped here on a Erie Canal canoe trip. The historic site on the east side of Schoharie Creek... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2016
bikingfarmer
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Holland, Michigan
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7 Oct 2016
“Many Layers of History at this site”
21 Sep 2016
“a well preserved erie canal historic site”
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129 Schoharie Street, Fort Hunter, NY 12069
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

I was amazed at the history encompassed by this small site. Not only are there several iterations of the canal, but apparently there was a Native American village and a fort located on the site at one time. It appears that a recent flood helped...More

Thank Sheree H
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We stopped here on a Erie Canal canoe trip. The historic site on the east side of Schoharie Creek as well as the aqueduct remains on the west shore are an amazing introduction to the ingenuity of bygone times to traverse New York State by...More

Thank bikingfarmer
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I was introduced to this State Park through the 2016 NY Geocache Challenge. This was an amazing stop for pictures and history lessons. The original site of the Old Erie Canal. I spent a good deal of time wandering around taking pictures and reading sign...More

Thank charylec
Reviewed 2 May 2016

This is a "must see" if you are interested in the history, industry or technology of the Erie Canal. Strongly recommend you visit both ends of the park. The Ft. Hunter end has the visitor center and view of the canal expansion aqueduct and the...More

2  Thank MAreviewer
Reviewed 30 April 2016

This Schoharie Crossing State Historic site preserves many important sites related to the Erie Canal. One site is the working and still in use barge lock. The site could have had better signage since many parts of the canal were difficult to find. I was...More

1  Thank Chuck52310
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Several nice trails to utilize, either the nature trails along the old Erie Canal or the Rail Trail along the old D&H rail bed.

1  Thank adkkev2
Reviewed 17 August 2015

I love the Erie Canal and truly enjoyed this place. You can walk the in what was the enlarged canal, take a look at the original canal and then see the current barge canal. You can also view the remains of the aqueduct that carried...More

1  Thank Julie T
Reviewed 23 January 2013 via mobile

Very nice place to visit for a view of river canal creek locks and aqueduct. The is much history tied up in the Erie Canal an the improvements and expansions over the 1800s and1900s.

1  Thank Wd518travel
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