Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site

Address 129 Schoharie St
Fort Hunter, NY 12069
Phone (518) 829-7516
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Hours Summer season: Wednesdays through Saturdays - 10 am to 5 pm; Sundays - 1 pm to 5 pm. Grounds open year-round, dawn to dusk.
Themes Canals & Transportation, Colonial History, Native Americans
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The only remaining site with visible remnants of all three eras of Erie Canal development, Schoharie Crossing includes a two-mile long segment of the original Old "Clinton`s Ditch" Erie Canal, an Old Erie Canal guard lock, the original Old Erie Canal `Empire` Lock No. 20, the Enlarged Erie Canal `Empire` Lock No. 29, the Enlarged Erie Canal `Yankee Hill` Lock 28 and the remains of the Schoharie Creek Aqueduct. At the eastern end of the site, Putman`s Lock Stand houses an exhibit on Erie Canal stores.

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