New York State's rich history is etched in the many historic sites, museums, monuments, and cultural centers that are found in the Mohawk Valley Region.
MVPTH suggests visitors contact sites ahead of time to verify hours of operation and admission details, if they apply.
Nellis Tavern is an historic inn and tavern built about 1750 as a farmhouse and expanded around 1790 to its present form. After the American Civil War, the tavern business declined and the building be...
The Arkell Museum in Canajoharie has a world-renowned collection of American paintings- including those of Winslow Homer- as well as historical exhibits about the history of the Mohawk River Valley.
Shrine, Historic Site
Birthplace of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha (First Native American Saint) and National Shrine of North American Martyrs.
Bronze plaque on stone: Near this spot Catherine Merkley on October 18, 1780 fleeing on horseback from the Indians was was shot and scalped by Seth's Henry.
Exhibits at the 1815 Federal House range from 1778 Cherry Valley massacre and siege of Fort Alden to the late 20th century. Collections include 1830s memorabilia, antique fire engines and a diorama of...
The cemetery of some of Johnstown's most notable people from colonial times.
Grave of David Williams, one of the captors of Major Andre, British officer in the American Revolution. Andre is best known for his role as conspirator with Benedict Arnold.
This is one of the oldest buildings still standing today. The Drumm House was built in 1763 by Sir William Johnson for his first school teacher, Edward Wall. Sir William opened the first public school...
Drums Along the Mohawk is known as one of the finest examples of historical fiction ever written. Told through the eyes of Gil and Lana Martin, these characters mingle with real historical figures in ...