Heritage & History

Montgomery County Department of History & Archives

Montgomery County Department of History & Archives

Greek Revival structure houses research library, genealogical, and historical records. Open weekdays. 

Nellis Tavern/Palatine Settlement Society

Nellis Tavern/Palatine Settlement Society

Historic 1747 tavern open for tours on Sunday, June through September, from 1 to 4 p.m. NYS Route 5, 1 mile west of St. Johnsville, NY • www.palatinesettlementsociety.org

Oneida Community Mansion House

Oneida Community Mansion House

Former residence of the utopian Oneida Community (1848-1880). Today it is open to the public for tours of the historic site and for overnight lodging.

Remington Arms Country Store

Remington Arms Country Store

Founded in 1816, it is the oldest company in the US still making its original product and the oldest continuously operating manufacturer. Visit our Country Store and Museum at the factory.

Roseboom Historical Association

Roseboom Historical Association

Located in the restored Baptist Church, the Historical Association is dedicated to the preservation of the history of the Town of Roseboom. Events such as lectures, art shows & performances. 

Schoharie Colonial Heritage Association

Schoharie Colonial Heritage Association

A non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to acquiring and preserving historical sites in and around the Village of Schoharie. Our main goal is to restore such sites and make them available to the public for educational and cultural enrichment.

Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs

Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs

National shrine of North American martyrs and birthplace of St. Kateri Tekawitha. 400+ acres of landscape, Masses in the Coliseum, museum, visitor center. 

Stone Quarry Hill Art Park

Stone Quarry Hill Art Park

Experience Art in Nature

Inspired by the relationship between art and nature, the Art Park is dedicated to providing a unique environment for the showcasing of art by emerging and established artists in natural and gallery settings. 104 acres and 4 miles of trails.

The Farmers Museum

The Farmers Museum

Step back in time at one of the nation’s premier living history museums. Founded in 1943, the museum offers a glimpse into 19th-century rural and village life. See a blacksmith shop in action, ride the Empire State Carousel, try fun hands-on activities, see the Cardiff Giant and so much more.

The Old Blacksmith Shop Gallery

The Old Blacksmith Shop Gallery

”Winner of Otsego 2000 Award ”

This historic landmark was built in 1828 and restored keeping the original fixtures, including the double forge. Our Shop sells unique items made by local artisans.

The TePee

The TePee

Probably the most well known landmark and roadside attraction and gift shop along Route 20. Breathtaking 100 mile views of the Mohawk Valley and Adirondack Mountains. Part of Americana past.

Town of Pompey Historical Society

Town of Pompey Historical Society

The Town of Pompey Historical Society is located on Route 20 and the Pompey Center Road. Its mission is to collect, preserve and disseminate its history with exhibits, publications and programs.

Walking Tour Reflecting African-American Life and the Abolitionist Movement

Walking Tour Reflecting African-American Life and the Abolitionist Movement

Maps located in the Mohawk Valley Regional Visitors Center, 89 Church St., Canajoharie, NY • 518-673-4711

Windfall Dutch Barn

Windfall Dutch Barn

An authentically restored Dutch Barn used as an entertainment location with annual concerts and rentals for special events located in the hamlet of Salt Springville, NY