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  • Cambridge NY Chamber of Commerce Cambridge NY Chamber of Commerce Cambridge is located in a beautiful part of the country where the abundant pastels of Spring and the lush greens of Summer give way to an explosion of color in Autumn and the sparkling white days of Winter. Each season in Cambridge has its own special events, and we invite you to come and enjoy them with us.
  • Fort Edward Chamber of Commerce Fort Edward Chamber of Commerce The mission of the FECC is to promote the wonderful businesses in our community and to provide a better quality of life to our residents and visitors. Fort Edward is a unique community with many historic sites to visit, where International companies are investing millions, locally owned businesses are strong, and quality schools continue to attract young families.
  • Granville Chamber of Commerce Granville Chamber of Commerce The Granville Area Chamber of Commerce exists to advance the prosperity of the Granville area, to promote the commercial interests of the business community, to support civic, cultural and educational pursuits, and to bring about closer cooperation among those engaged in retail trade, manufacturing, farming, services, and professional practice, and to secure concerted action on their part to improve the environment of business.
  • Greater Greenwich Chamber Greater Greenwich Chamber The Greater Greenwich Chamber has a membership of over 200 businesses and organizations in Southern Washington County, Saratoga County and the Capital District. The Chamber is constantly seeking new ways to support members and the local economy.
  • Salem Area Chamber of Commerce Salem Area Chamber of Commerce We at the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce are committed to assisting new businesses. We can help smooth the process of moving to Salem with introductions to real estate brokers, banks, contractors and any other service required to make your business a success.
  • Whitehall Chamber Whitehall Chamber Whitehall, NY - Birthplace of the U.S. Navy In 1759, Whitehall was settled in a valley at the southern end of Lake Champlain. This colonial town was founded by British Army Captain Philip Skene, and was originally known as Skenesboro. Skenesboro became the first settlement on Lake Champlain and was a center of maritime trade. Captain Skene built saw mills, grist mills and an iron foundry, where trade can be documented from that time.













Feeder Canal Alliance
PO Box 2414
Glens Falls NY 12801
Phone 518-792-5363
Fax:518-792-5363 www.feedercanal.org



Washington Cty Association of
SnowMobile Clubs
116 Ballard Road,
Gansevoort, NY 12831
visit us online:


 Start this tour in Buskirk, Renselaer County. Journey through the oldest Covered Bridge of the four (151 years old), you will be in Washington County. The Washington County Department of Works and the Washington County Covered Bridge Advisory Committee finished the planning ; rehabilitation of three of the Covered Bridges in 2007. All of the Covered Bridges are on the National Register of historic places. Phone 518-746-2294.

Buskirk Covered Bridge

This bridge is a Howe truss built in 1857. It is a single span of 152 feet. The bridge connects Washington County 59 and Rensselaer County Road 103. It crosses the Hoosick River between the two counties.

Rexleigh Covered Bridge

c.1874 The Rexleigh Bridge is located just off of Route 22 in Salem. It crosses the Battenkill and is located on Rexleigh Road. This bridge was built in 1874 and is a Howe Truss with a span of 107 feet

Shushan Covered Bridge

c. 1858 The Sushan Covered Bridge, once open to traffic c, now houses an old farm equipment museum. The 1858 Town Lattice style bridge is 160 feet long. The bridge and one room school house are open in the summer. The Georgi Museum and Park It boosts 9 acres of park-like setting along the Batten kill stream. The Georgi is a stunning house containing Renaissance art, European antiques and Asian collectibles. There are picturesque gardens and grounds. Phone: 518-854-3773, www.thegeorgimuseum.com

Eagleville Covered Bridge

c. 1858 This bridge is located just off of Route 331 on Eagleville Road near the Vermont border. It crosses the Battenkill in Jackson, NY, right near Cambridge. It is 101 foot long. Town Lattice Truss Bridge single span



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Country Meadows
Golf Par
3 Route 149
Fort Ann, NY 12827

Skene Valley
Country Club
Rural Route 2
Whitehall, NY 12887


The Bridge Theater
6 North Williams St.
Whitehall NY 12887
email: bridgetheater@verizon.net
visit: http://www.bridgetheater-whitehall.com

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Hudson River Shakespeare
66 Mountain View Hudson Falls, NY 12839
Visit:: http://www.hudsonrivershak espeare.org


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Hubbard Hall Projects
25 E. Main St.
Cambridge NY 12816
518-677-2495 www.hubbardhall.org

The Little Theater On The Farm
27 Plum Road
Fort Edward NY 12828
518-747-3421 www.littletheater27.com


......is the number one industry in Washington County with today’s Farmers opening to the public. The popular farm tours that are anticipated each year are; the fiber tour, the cheese tour and the maple syrup weekend. There are also, farmer’s markets held in each town and village all spring, summer and into the fall allowing visitors to purchase fresh “picked the same day†fruits and vegetables. Road side stands are another source of purchasing fresh from the garden farm produce. In addition the Washington County Fair has been an “Agricultural Tradition for over 100 years and the county’s largest special event. Many other farms have farm stores that allow access by the general public or by appointment. There are u-pick berry farms and orchards that have become family traditions over the years with wineries and gift shops.


Some of the sweetest apples you will ever sink your teeth into. In the fall, pick your own, and make some home made appl pie.


Honey Producers The Buzz is that bumble bees are so very important to the environment.


Maple Producers
There is nothing like the sweet taste of pure maple, stop in one of our many maple producers and see for yourself



Dry Brook Sugar House
432 Chambers Road Salem, NY 12865
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Farmer's Markets
When the weather turns warmer, get out and enjoy one of our many farmer's markets. You will enjoy the tastes of fresh produce and goods made and grown locally.

*Cambridge Cambridge Freight Yard
Sunday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm May thru October

*Fort Edward Broadway Lanes Parking Lot - Rte 4
Friday 10:00 am to 1:00 pm June thru October

*Granville Main Street
Tuesday 3:00 to 6:30pm June thru October

*Greenwich Greenwich Plaza
Saturday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm May thru October
Main St (former IGA parking lot)
Thurs: 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm June thru October

*Hartford’s Farmers’ Market, 
Saturday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm  Mid-May to Mid-Oct.
Old Mama & Papa’s Ice Cream shop at the intersection of Rte 40 & Rte 149. 
Hartford, NY,  Dana 518-632-917

*Hudson Falls Sutherland’s parking lot (Dix Avenue)
Tuesday: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm June thru October

*Middle Granville cosey Oil parking lot Middle Granville Rd.
Tues. 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm May thru October

*Salem Salem Park, Main St
Saturday: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm June thu October

*Whitehall The Boulevard Park, across from the canal.
Tuesday 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm June thru October

*County Municipal Center Upper Broadway, Fort Edward
Wednesday 11:00 am to 2:00 pm June thru October


Putorti's Market
155 Broadway,
Whitehall NY 12887
518-499-0788 7 days a week.
Mon-Sat 6am-10pm
Sun 7:3- to 10:pm
more info


Skene Manor Victorian Tea Room
8 Potters Terrace
Whitehall, NY 12887
Visit www.skenemanor.org

more info

Finch & Chubb
82 N Williams Street, Whitehall,N.Y. 12887 Phone 518.499.0104
visit: http://www.finch-and-chubb.com/

Dagons Den and Smokehouse
Whitehall Marina at Lock 12
7 North Main Street
Whitehall, NY 12887
Office: (518)499.9700
Parts/Service: (518)499.9700
Fax: (518) 499.9701
Visit: http://www.whitehallmarinaatlock12.com

Jackson Traders
189 Main St
Salem, NY 12865
Shop online, visit:
more info


The Times Emporium
6 North William St.
Whitehall NY 12887
email: mohn1@verizon.net
Visit us online:
more info

Owl Pen Books
166 Riddle Rd.
Greenwich NY 12834



Battenkill Riversports &

937 State Rt 313
Cambridge, NY 12816
518-677-8868 or 800-676-8768

more info

Cambridge Hotel
4 west main street
Cambridge, New York 12816
email: CambridgeHotel@nycap.rr.com
Visit www.cambridgehotel.com
more info

The Historic Inn of Fort Edward
215 Broadway
Fort Edward NY 12828
(518) 747-0778
email: Historicinnfe@verizon.net
visit us: www.historicinnfe.com

more info

The Lake Champlain Inn

428 County Rte 3
Putnam Station NY 12861
email: info@tlcinn.com
Visit us online: www.tlcinn.com

more info



Bunker Hill Inn
412 Bunker Hill Rd
Salem NY 12865

Station House B & B
75 Main Street
Granville NY 12832




Cambridge Town


Easton website

Fort Ann website

Fort Edward website

Granville Town Contacts Village

Greenwich website

Hampton website

Hartford website

Hebron website


Kingsbury website


Salem website

White Creek

Whitehall Village/Town


Washington County borders the west side of Vermont, we are ocated between the Adirondack and Green Mountains. www.mapquest.com or google maps


Roger's Island Visitors Center
11 Rogers Island Dr.
PO Box 208
Fort Edward, NY 12828
Visit us online: http://www.rogersisland.org


Battenkill, Museum & Park
PO Box 150, 12 Adam St.
Shushan NY 12873
Visit us online:


Pember Museum of Natural History
33 W. Main Street
Granville, NY 12832
Visit us online: www.pembermuseum.com



Slate Valley Museum
17 Waters St.
Granville, NY 12832
Visit us online: www.slatevalleymuseum.org


Buskirk Covered Bridge
CR 103
Rensselaer Cty & CR 59 Washington cty
Champlain & Erie Canal Information
1-800-4-CANAL4 www.canals.state.ny.us
Dr. Asa Fitch Historical Society
RD 1 Box 336A
Cambridge NY 12816
Eagleville Covered Bridge which crosses the Battenkill, It was built by local builder Ephraim Clapp in 1858.
Site of Revolutionary War Battle of Fort Ann
Fort Ann NY
Rogers Island Visitors Center
11 Rogers Island Dr.
Fort Edward, NY 12828
518-747-3693 www.rogersisland.org
Union Cemetery
Fort Edward NY
Feeder Canal Alliance
PO Box 2414
Glens Falls NY 12801
518-792-5363 F 518-792-5363
Site of the French Indian & Revolutionary Wars
Jane McCrea's House & Burial Site
Fort Edward, NY 12828
Greenwich Village Mowry Park
Greenwich NY 12834
Susan B. Anthony's Childhood Home St.
Rte. 29 E.
Greenwich NY 12865
The Underground Railroad
24 Acadamy St.
Greenwich NY 12834
www.stealawaytofreedom .com
Historic Salem Courthouse
East Broadway
Salem NY 12865
518-854-7053 www.salemcourthou se.org
Built in 1874, Rexleigh Covered Bridge is located approx (3) miles from Salem Village on Rexleigh Rd .
www.salem-ny.com/ rexleigh
Historic Fort Edward Train Station East St @ Wing St.
Fort Edward, NY 12828


Historic Salem Courthouse
Preservation Association
Courthouse Community Center
58 East Broadway PO Box 140
Salem NY 12865
www.salemcourtho use.org
Revolutionary War Cemetery Archibald Street Salem NY 12865 Village of Salem Historical Archives Proudfit Building Bancroft Public Library
Main St. Salem, NY 12865
The Old Champlain Canal www.champlaincanal.net Skene Manor Victorian Tea Room
8 Petters Terrace
Whitehall NY 12887
Hartford Historical Group
Main St.
Hartford NY 12838
Shushan Covered Bridge Museum Rte. 64,
PO Box 243
Shushan NY 12873
Birthplace U.S. Navy
Whitehall NY
William Miller Home & Farm
1614 County Rte 11
Whitehall, NY 12887
Cambridge Historical
Society Museum
12 Broad Street
Cambridge NY 12816
Hartford Museum
55 County Rte. 23
Hartford NY 12838
Howard Hanna Civil
War Museum
Hartford NY 12838

Old Fort House Museum
22 & 29 Lower Broadway
Fort Edward NY 12828

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Past Particles Museum
RR Scotch Hill RD
Cambridge NY 12816
Rough & Ready
Main Street
Greenwich NY 12834
Shushan Covered
Bridge Museum
Rte. 64, PO Box 243
Shushan NY 12873
Skenesborough Museum & Heritage Area Visitors Center
Skeneseborough Dr.
Whitehall NY 12887
518-499-1155 www.museumsusa.org /museums/info/1155278
Washington County Fair Farm Museum
Rte .29,
Greenwich, 12834