Historical Place Category: Rev War/ Colonial
Schenectady Stockade Walking Tour
Introduction-Welcome to the Stockade Historic District
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Source: The Stockade Association
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Self-guided tour of Schenectady’s Stockade section using the maps and audio provided by the Stockade Association at the above link and at the GEOCASTS below. The Stockade was designated New York State’s first Historic District in 1962. The walking tour features stops along the streets of the original Stockade. Each stop tells a unique story about the architecture and people who helped shape Schenectady’s 350 year history.
There are recordings for each of the places listed below. It is best to follow the tour sequentially.
Tour location for this recording on map above
Schenectady Stockade Tour Map
- Introduction-Welcome to the Stockade
- Washington Ave. narrative
- 4 Washington Ave.
- 19, 21, 23 Washington Ave., Campbell Row
- 32 Washington Ave.,
Schenectady County Historical Society
- 43 Washington Ave.
53 Washington Ave., home of Dr. Charles Steinmetz
- Front St. narrative
- 17 Front St., home of Gov. Joseph Yates 26 Front St., home of Christopher Yates 39 Front St., Gothic Revival cottage
121 Front St., Teller House
- Ferry St. narrative
- Lawrence the Indian
30 N. Ferry St., St. George’s Church 12 1/2 N. Ferry St.
- N. Church St. narrative
- 14 N. Church St., oldest house in Schenectady 1 N. Church St., Stockade Inn
First Reformed Church of Schenectady
- Union St. narrative
- 109 Union St., Robert Yates House
108 Union St., Greek Revival Courthouse 205 Union St., home of Alexander Ellice First Presbyterian Church
215 Union St., Ellis Mansion
217 Union St.
- Address: 4 Washington Ave