Connecting the historic sites of the Mohawk Valley Region is the focus of a new website which launched this month, MohawkValleyHistory.com, part of the Mohawk Valley Region Path Through History.
MVPath is a component of Governor Cuomo’s statewide Path Through History initiative; a statewide “roadmap” unveiled last summer, which ties historically and culturally significant sites, locations, and events throughout the Empire State.
The American Revolution and the area’s role as “America’s First Frontier” is the kickoff theme for the Region which includes an interactive website promoting key sites to tourists.
MohawkValleyHistory.com highlights the events and the people of the Mohawk Valley; how they shaped early American history and changed the course of the world. The site is a hub for visitors to research planned itineraries, view events hosted by historic sites, and locate local merchants. Exciting, interactive features are slated to be unveiled in Spring 2014.
“It has been an exciting project for us,” says President and Creative Director of Brockett Creative Group, Matt Brockett. The local advertising agency was selected for the Region’s website development and marketing strategies.
“We are happy to bring the Region's important history to a platform that is informative, engaging, and fun,” adds Brockett. “It is said that events which took place here helped to shape our nation; and the aim of MohawkValleyHistory.com is to honor these important landmarks.”
The Mohawk Valley Path Through History Region includes the counties of Oneida, Herkimer, Otsego, Fulton, Montgomery, Schoharie, and Saratoga.
Path Through History is marked by new signs placed along the New York State Thruway and other major arteries to direct travelers to historic sites in the area.
The State pathway will mark more than 200 sites of historic and cultural significance to NY and the nation. More information on NY Path Through History can be found at http://paththroughhistory.ny.gov/ and on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/iloveny.