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Excellent presentation of vital chapter of Mohawk Valley 18th century history

This State-run historical site is being lovingly cared for and restored. Scott, the docent, gave a... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Miami, Florida
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So Much History Close to Home!

Try to visit once a year. Colonial Fair and other events draw visitors. Continued upgrades on... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Elizabeth R
Johnstown, New York
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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

This State-run historical site is being lovingly cared for and restored. Scott, the docent, gave a fine tour rich in historical detail. Who knew New York was the biggest slave-holding state north of Maryland? Or that Sir William Johnson was one of the largest slaveholders...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Try to visit once a year. Colonial Fair and other events draw visitors. Continued upgrades on buildings and grounds.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Elizabeth R
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Remember I don't give excellent ratings unless something is WAY out of the ordinary. This was a good historical stop and a great place to learn more about American history. As true of the VAST majority of historical docents and tour guides, they tend to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank whishigi
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Our car club was on an historical American Revolution road rally that had Johnson Hall as its first stop. When we arrived we were warmly greeted by Rachel the director of the facility and she personally gave a brilliant desertion with such enthusiasm we were...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Eburkartjr
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Unfortunately, this was on our list to see, but they didn't open for another 1 1/2 hours, so we walked around the grounds, peeked in a few low windows and read the markers. We still had a lovely visit, and is a great place for...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Wonderfully preserved historic home of Sir William Johnson, a key figure in Indian affairs prior to the Revolution. The guide was excellent. The grounds are beautiful as is the house itself. A must stop for anybody interested in Colonial American history.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank C0rgiL0ver
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is important to the history of colonial times, pre revolution. Sir William Johnson and the Indians.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank rcvedder
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I recently found out I am a descendant of Sir William, so was eager to see Johnson Hall when I got the opportunity. Our docent, Scott, was excellent--very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. I was pleased to see they keep adding to the exhibit. They seem to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We stoped at this site after spending a weekend camping and enjoyed our visit a big time. We took the last tour at 4:00 pm that lasted about 50 min. The tour guide was very knowledgeable. We learned a lot about the life in the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Anna A
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Wonderfully restored home of Sir John Johnson, loyalist hero of the American Revolution. Well maintained site and well worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Bram B
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