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December 2, 2019
Donate on Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday

On Thursday we gave thanks. Friday we had some good deals. Saturday highlighted small businesses. Monday was the day for cyber deals. Here it is Tuesday, […]
November 25, 2019
America's Byways

All in a Day

It is interesting how one day can become so significant in one’s life. For some it’s a birthday, for others it is a day of celebration […]
September 21, 2019
Stockade Interpretive kiosk

Early Frontier

The Mohawk Towpath Byway’s latest kiosk will be dedicated on Saturday, September 28 at 11:30 AM. The kiosk is located strategically near the bike/pedestrian path entrance […]
July 18, 2019
Bike the Byway

Ride Right; Walk Left

The Mohawk Towpath Byway is a wonderful place to visit. It’s a driving route that follows the historic Erie Canal route from Waterford, Cohoes and Schenectady, […]
June 5, 2019

Itinerary Published

During June, July and August American Road Magazine has a Mohawk Towpath Byway itinerary posted on their website. Our itinerary is the only one they have […]
April 29, 2019
Serviceberry

New Season

We are off and running a new season on the Mohawk Towpath Byway. The service berry blossoms are defying the cold April winds and willows are […]
March 11, 2019

Gratitude

Henrietta O’Grady was honored at a recent Town of Halfmoon Board meeting for twenty years of service as we implemented and nurtured our National Scenic Byway. […]
January 1, 2019
The 1842 Enlarged Erie Canal with Towpath Trail to the left.

2018: A Very Good Year!

As those who have followed this blog know we had a very good year in 2018. There will be more detail and photographs in the Mohawk […]
October 26, 2018
Historic Features in Cohoes

Cohoes Kiosk

The City of Cohoes has installed the latest interpretive kiosk on North Mohawk Street at the Lock 18 parking lot.  One side faces the sidewalk with […]
October 11, 2018

New Post

Actually there are four new posts just off the Mohawk Towpath Byway within the Vischer Ferry Nature and Historic Preserve.  They mark spots on the new […]
September 28, 2018

Out to Bid!

The Town of Clifton Park is accepting bids on a project to improve access to the Vischer Ferry Nature and Historic Preserve.  This will include a […]
September 2, 2018

Summer of Learning

This has been a summer of reflection, learning, and hope. Do you remember our early advocacy committee meetings with Barbara Henderson from the Mohawk Valley Heritage […]