Schenectady Stockade Walking Tour-Welcome to the Stockade

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  • Schenectady Stockade Walking Tour


    Introduction-Welcome to the Stockade Historic District



    HEAR about HERE

    Source: The Stockade Association


    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
    New York
    United States
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