The Mohawk Valley

Canajoharie/Palatine Victorian Home Tour

August 3rd, 2012 8:12 PM by Laurie Weingart, Lic. Real Estate Broker

On August 4th the Canajoharie Palatine Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a "Unique Historical Home tour" so that all can take a peek at great stone buildings, grand halls and early settler's homes and learn from the owners about the history of the village and these marvelous buildings.

WEST HILL TOUR SITES

  • 122 cliff Street features an original 1938 General Electric kitchen still in use.
  • 32 Cliff Street, former Catholic Church now owned by Eric Stroud who purchased the building in order to own the magnificent cathedral caliber organ housed therein. Eric will be entertaining visitors on the day of the tour with organ music.
  • 69 Otsego St The Pineapple House Only second owner since the home was built in 1860
  • 3 Wheeler St. , Eckler Home, original Salt Box home built in 1600s

EAST HILL TOUR SITES

  • Moyer Street Van Alystne Home-original fortified home stead and still open to public and meetings
  • 26 Moyer Street, Church of the Good Shepherd this building was built by Mrs. White in the late 1800s for the express purpose of providing a venue for her daughter’s wedding.
  • 2 Barclay St, Meadors Home, Tudor Style Mansion origionally built in 1884, remodeled in the 1930s
  • Arkell Home, 55 Montgomery features a late 1800’s façade made with quartz, other minerals and wine bottle bottoms

DOWNTOWN CANAJOHARIE TOUR SITES

  • 143 Church St, St John and St Mark Lutheran Church, featuring beautiful stained glass windows donated in memory of local residents. This building suffered great damage in the flood of 2006 and has been completely restored.

Map and tickets may be picked up at the information booth in Canajoharie next to the dummy lite on the day of the event. Tickets are $10.00 each. Come early and enjoy some of the history of our villages. Homes and churches will be open for tours from 10am – 3pm. Transportation assistance is available, please call 518 332-7999 in advance.


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Posted by Laurie Weingart, Lic. Real Estate Broker on August 3rd, 2012 8:12 PM

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