Historic Sites

Aiken House

Aiken House

It was built about 1816 and is a 2 1/2-story, rectangular, brick townhouse dated to the Federal period. It has a 2 1/2-story rear wing. It features stepped gable sides. It was built by the founder of the City of Rensselaer, William Akin, and designed

Bennington Battlefield

Bennington Battlefield State Historic Site is the location of a Revolutionary War battle between the British forces of General John Burgoyne and Colonel Friedrich Baum against the American forces under Brigadier General John Stark and Colonel Seth Wa

Garfield School - home to Brunswick Historical Society

Brunswick Historical Society

The Brunswick Historical Society's home is at the historic Garfield School, where it maintains a library and its collection of reference materials, photographs, and artifacts.

Burden Iron Works

Burden Iron Works Museum

This building was the main office for the Burden Iron Works. The iron works is long gone, but you can view a full set of exhibits about the area’s industrial heritage at the Burden Iron Works Museum. Several large items are located outdoors, in

Hearthside at Crailo

Crailo State Historic Site

May 14 is the opening day of Crailo State Historic Site’s 2014 season. Starting on May 14 and running through October 31, tours will be held Wednesday through Sunday at 11:00 am, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 and 4:00pm. Tours of Crailo last approximately

Fire Alarm

It was built to implement a new combined fire and police silent alarm system in the early 1920s, using telephone wires instead of human bell-ringers. This represented the last step in Troy’s efforts to prevent the devastating fires of the 19th

Gasholder Building

The gasholder building is located in South Troy. A large, round brick building with a domed roof and cupola, it was built to house coal gas. It’s currently used for storage. While the building isn’t open to the public, it’s interest

Historic Barns at Nipmoose

The Historic Barns of Nipmoose, magnificent barns and stunning landscape available for events.

Hudson Mohawk Industrial Gateway

Founded in 1972, the Hudson Mohawk Industrial Gateway helps the communities in the Capital District of New York to celebrate, to preserve, and to profit from their historic industrial legacy. The Gateway’s tours are designed to help educate the