Plan Your Visit
Canajoharie and Palatine Bridge have a large assortment of natural and cultural attractions.
Arkell Museum at Canajoharie and the Canajoharie Library
Art and history museum and public library. The Arkell Museum features paintings by remarkable American artists such as Winslow Homer, George Inness, Ralph Blakelock, Childe Hassam, Robert Henri, and Thomas Hart Benton. The Arkell Museum’s collection also includes objects and archives related to the Mohawk Valley. The landscape of the Mohawk Valley and the marketing of Beech-Nut products are subjects explored in museum programs and exhibitions.[ www.arkellmuseum.org ] The Canajoharie Library serves the population of the Canajoharie Central School district. A member of the Mohawk Valley Library System the public library offers a wide selection of books for all ages, movies, music, local history archives, public internet computers, wifi, and programs and events for families. www.canajoharielibrary.org
Fort Klock Historic Restorations
Located near the center of the historic Mohawk Valley, was a fortified stone farmstead built by Palatine German immigrant Johannes Klock in 1750 . In 1973 it was designated a National Historic Landmark. A site of exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States. Owned & operated by Fort Klock Historic Restoration, the nearly original house has been restored. The 30 acre complex contains many reconstructed colonial farm structures, including a working blacksmith’s shop, a new world Dutch barn and a early 19th century schoolhouse.[http://fortklock.org/]
Simple, beautiful Wintergreen Park. Relax at the park, a gem of natural beauty located in the Village of Canajoharie just 1.5 miles from the center of the village. The park features picnic areas and recreational facilities nestled on 72 acres of woodlands plus the spectacular Canajoharie Gorge. The gorge is a geologic wonder, revealing fossils of ancient creatures encrusted in its walls of shale and granite.