History

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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Slate Valley Rail Trail

Following the bed of a former D&H rail line the Slate Valley Rail Trail offers year-round recreation opportunities. Popular activities for trail users during the warmer, summer months include horseback riding, biking, jogging and walking, and then transition to snowshoeing and snowmobiling during the winter months. Trail users come from near and far to see the historic and inspiring views of the Slate Valley. This includes the vibrant foliage, rural nature, and glimpses of local farming culture. The trail showcases the area’s natural beauty with its miles of open fields, undisturbed forests. The trail passes through the Village of Granville's [...]
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Granville, New York, United States
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Skenesborough Waterfront Community Park

We host various events on the waterfront. The site offers indoor and outdoor pavilions with fire pit for rent. The park offers electric and water and showers free of charge,donations accepted.
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Skenesborough Drive, Whitehall, NY, USA, New York, United States 12887
Phone: 518 499-4071
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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.

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