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7/26/14 Please note: The accessibility ramp at the site's Visitors Center is currently under repair and will not be usable for the next 2-3 weeks. Please contact the site office for updates or questions: (518) 829-7516

Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the Erie Canal as one of the 19th century's greatest commercial and engineering projects. The Visitor Center exhibit traces the history of the Erie Canal and its impact on the growth of New York State and the nation.

Within the site's boundaries are many structures dating from the three eras of the canal's development. At the eastern end of the site Putman's Lock Stand houses an exhibit on Erie Canal stores. The site's largest structure is the remains of the Schoharie Aqueduct, which carried the water of the Enlarged Erie Canal over the Schoharie Creek.

Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site offers outreach as well as an on-site school programs.

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129 Schoharie Street, P.O. Box 140
Fort Hunter, NY 12069
Phone: (518) 829-7516
Fax: (518) 829-7491
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