heritage Tourism

June 10, 2021

Out and Enjoy!

Whether you are planning a visit to the Mohawk Towpath Byway or a pleasant drive to a little known retreat in the mountains, this is going […]
April 27, 2021

Telling The Story

We have twelve interpretive kiosks along the Mohawk Towpath Byway. In most cases they were installed by our respective municipalities, and, the most recent one, installed […]
March 25, 2020

The Byway Remains Open!

Mohawk towpath Byway remains open to stimulate your curiosity or provide recreation or just to help with "cabin fever."
December 26, 2019

Get Out!

As friends and family visit this holiday season make a point to get them outside or take a short road trip to enjoy the Mohawk Towpath […]
October 26, 2018

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 […]
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 […]
March 17, 2018

Salute to the Irish

Here’s a tip o’ the tam to all those who can trace their ancestry to the Irish labor force who built the Erie Canal. There were […]
June 14, 2017

Ride into History

Even with the prediction of rain, heavy at times, we still had ten people participate in the Clifton Park’s National Trails Day ride.  Another two people […]
June 6, 2017

Stewardship

One of the truly unique opportunities along the Mohawk Towpath Byway is a stewardship walk in one of the municipal parkland along the Byway.  Periodically Jennifer Viggianni, […]
August 29, 2016

Towpath Trail

Early advocates of the Mohawk Towpath Byway envisioned a reconstructed Towpath through the Vischer Ferry Nature and Historic Preserve into the Town of Halfmoon.  The eastern […]
July 29, 2016

New Perspectives

It is refreshing to see the story of the Mohawk Towpath Byway with a new perspective.  It’s like a visit or tour of the Byway on […]
June 14, 2016

Early Cohoes

Before the 1800s Cohoes was a farming community along the fertile lowlands where the fingers of the Mohawk River joined the Hudson.  The Erie Canal was built […]