The Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site Visitor Center in Fort Hunter, NY, is set to re-open for the 2019 season on Wednesday, May 1st at 10 am.
Visitors can witness the engineering marvel of the Erie Canal and check out the “Pathway to Empire” exhibit as well as artifacts from the colonial Fort Hunter and the Lower Castle Mohawk Village. Schoharie Crossing is a good place to witness Erie Canal history and enjoy a day walking the towpath trails, kayaking the creek, cycling the Canalway trail, or just enjoying a picnic and time with family and friends.
The Visitor Center and other portions of the site will be hosting several great events this year such as Canal Days on July 6th, the Not Just for Kids Storytelling series on Sunday’s from July to September, Putman Porch Music on Thursdays in June, and more.
The grounds for the site are open every year of the year from dawn until dusk. Hours at the Visitor Center are 10 am to 5 pm Wednesday through Saturday and Sundays 1 to 5 pm from May until October 31st.
For more information, call Schoharie Crossing at (518) 829-7516, or email SchoharieCrossing@parks.ny.gov.
Photo of Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site provided.