Washington County is rich with historic sites, museums, and landmarks ranging from from Battle Hill in Fort Ann, a significant battle of the Revolutionary War, to the Fort House Museum in Fort Edward that exhibits hundreds of thousands of artifacts and exhibits that chronicle the history of Washington County. Our county also has a lot of historical and recognizable buildings to spot on a walk or ride through our little towns. Whether you are looking to enjoy cheesecakes at the monastery, a show at Hubbard hall, or the birthplace of the Navy: The Whitehall Armory, Washington County has quite a few iconic buildings you can discover.
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historic site, geneology, civil war monument
168 Cemetery Rd, Salem, New York, United States 12865
Old Canal Lock 13 Heritage Site
historic site marker
11 Fort Miller Rd @t Champlain Lock 6 in Fort Miller, Fort Edward, New York, United States 12828
Camp Little Notch
Situated on 443 acres of pristine wilderness with an 80-acre private lake, Camp Little Notch in Fort Ann is an Adirondack summer camp that features traditional camp sessions for girls ages 8-17 and specialty camps for girls ages 13 and up.
744 Sly Pond Road, Fort Ann, New York, United States 12827
Slate Valley Museum
The Slate Valley Museum celebrates the history and culture of the quarrying community that was established along the New York-Vermont border in the 1800s. Many of the Slate Valley quarries are still in operation, producing most of the colored roofing slate sold throughout the United States today.
17 Water Street, Granville, New York, USA, New York, United States
The Strand Theater
210 Main Street, Hudson Falls, NY, USA 12839
Road to Battle of Bennington: Lt. Col. Friedrich Baum’s Expedition of 1777
Lakes to Locks historic self guided tour, audio and maps available
New York, United States
The Georgi on the Battenkill Community Park and Museum
On the Battenkill and lovely 1950's era home filled with art from the 15th through 18th century. The grounds are open to the public with area for picinicing along the Batten kill or putting to float, also an excellent spot for Fly Fishing - Shushan Postmaster Lou Oatman made this section of the river famous. A beautiful location for weddings. Rental information upon request.
28 Adams Lane shushan NY, Shushan, New York, United States 12873
Revolutionary War Cemetery
9 Archibald Street, Salem, NY, USA, Salem, New York, United States 12865
Historic Salem Courthouse – Courthouse Community Center
A community center offering fine and performing arts, crafts, educational and enrichment opportunities for persons of all ages. Individuals are given the chance to enjoy, participate in and serve the community. The past is celebrated by restoring and preserving the Old Washington County Courthouse b
58 East Broadway, Salem, NY, USA
Shushan Covered Bridge Museum
Located in the hamlet of Shushan, NY the museum is housed in an old covered bridge built in 1858 by the Stevens Bros. The Shushan Covered Bridge Association, Inc converted it into a museum. A collection of period machinery and farm implements, many in working order, are used by visitors for hands on experiences.
1022 County Road 61, Shushan, NY, USA, New York, United States
Learn The History Of Washington County
Washington County is rich with historic sites, museums and landmarks from Battle Hill in Fort Ann, a significant battle of the Revolutionary War, to the Fort House Museum in Fort Edward that exhibits hundreds of thousands of artifacts and exhibits that chronicle the history of Washington County.