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Beautiful old structure

Wish we could have toured the inside. The fencing has open areas so the grounds are available to... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
RhondaJim M
Wonderful Historic Structure

Stopped with my wife. Enjoyed seeing the church and the adjacent cemetery. I wish the tombstones... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Chipperhigh2
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26 Aug 2018
“Beautiful old structure”
28 May 2018
“Wonderful Historic Structure”
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575 Route 5-S, (2 miles East of Mohawk), Mohawk, NY 13407
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

Wish we could have toured the inside. The fencing has open areas so the grounds are available to walk around.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RhondaJim M
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Stopped with my wife. Enjoyed seeing the church and the adjacent cemetery. I wish the tombstones would be cleans so they can be read. The church needs to be made available on a schedule to see the inside. What a wonderful piece of our early...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Chipperhigh2
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The church is a must see for colonial history buffs.The area was settled in the early 1700's by the Palatine Refugees of German descent. Their children and grandchildren became Patriots of the Revolution. The church is not routinely open to the public, but they do...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Marilyn H
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Fascinating to see this church. The only disappointment is that it is closed most of the time. But still worth checking out. My understanding is that they do have a few "events" scheduled each year. Last weekend in Sept, and A church service on Thanksgiving...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Eric P
Reviewed 15 December 2015

If you're a history buff, travelling through the Mohawk Valley is a great place to visit. There are numerous places from the Revolutionary War to visit and the Fort Herkimer Church is definitely one of them. It has been restored to virtually it's original form...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Margaret O
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Although not routinely open to the public, the interpretive markers tell you about this church fortress. Note the gun ports, some of which are open. Yes, a church with gun ports. A necessity on the frontier of America in its day. A great landmark and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Roger F
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

After the boat ride my wife and I had to stop by and see this historic site. We did not make any reservations so we could not get inside, but still worth the trip.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank B S
Reviewed 23 April 2015

Great historic site of last building of Fort Herkimer and was built between 1753 and 1767. Used as a stronghold in French and Indian Wars and American revolution. Not open enough - only open on special dates.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Bob F
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