Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Mabee Farm Historic Site's main house, built in 1705 is the oldest house in the Mohawk Valley. This riverside complex, a time capsule to the past, includes a 1705 dutch style stone house, brick house, Inn, 1760 dutch barn, family cemetery and the new George E. Franchere Education Center, which opened in 2011. When the farmstead was donated to the Schenectady County Historical Society in 1993, family’s heirlooms,furniture and almost 600 documents were found, revealing life of the colonial pioneer family.
Exhibit: Architecture until July 31
Westinghouse August 1 until end of October
July 12 - Golden Era Fundraiser
July 13 - Two Row Wampum and Annual Erie Canal Bicycle Tour
July 22 - Howlin' at the Moon featuring Three Quarter North
August 21 - Howlin' at the Moon featuring Washington county Line Bluegrass
August 24- 10th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival
September 1 - Antique & Classic Car show
September 7 - 8 - Revolutionary War Re-enactment featuring battles, horses, cannons, camps etc.
September 19 - Howlin' at the Moon featuring Rebel Darling and Everest Rising
October 12 - Farm & Foliage & Fiber Day Day - pumpkin painting, scarecrow making, animals, hay rides, fiber artists demo and sales.
November 9 - Holiday Fair - buy that perfect gift from local artists - just in time for Christmas!
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