Corner Routes 5 & 67
Fort Johnson, New York 12070
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Fort Johnson, 1749
Third Mohawk Valley house
Built by Sir William Johnson. Important military post and Indian Council place of 1754 – 60
State Education Department – 1932
National Park Service – United States Department of the Interior – 1973
What was there
Stone home. Later a fort.
What is there now
Restored buildings and museum.
- Designated a National Landmark in 1973
- Old Fort Johnson – official website
- Severe flooding of the Mohawk River in August 2011 caused significant damage to the property. Tours ceased and the museum closed. Once restoration is complete – the property hopes to re-open in the summer of 2012, but their current status is: “closed until further notice.”
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