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Skene Manor

Potters Terrace, Whitehall, NY
+1 518-499-1906
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“lunch” (8 reviews)
“supreme court” (3 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
Potters Terrace, Whitehall, NY
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Wow, so glad we stopped in on our way to Vt. Great history, free tours with good informative guides, awesome house, awesome views of lock 12. Tip: they serve lunch on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Open until late December. Tip: go all the way up...More

Thank philipu2015
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Wonderful glimpse of history in a beautiful Victorian manor. Have a delicious lunch, then enjoy a tour of the home of Supreme Court Judge Joseph H. Potter. View of Whitehall, NY from the manor is beautiful.

Thank catgrammy2
Reviewed 25 June 2017

What a wonderful afternoon a small group of four friends spent at the Manor. The food was very good. Limited menu but a nice selection. The volunteers who make the sandwiches and server them as well are really friendly. We would definitely go back again....More

Thank Suzyd090
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We were traveling home from Vermont, looking for something to see or do and read about Skene Mansion. It takes a little perseverance to find, but it's worth it. We had a wonderful, enthusiastic tour guide who told us the history of Skene Manor and...More

Thank labwesternNY
Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is a great historical preservation project of an old manor house high on the hill. The view is astounding! The docent was fun and interesting, and the place is steeped in history. We had already eaten, but the delicious smells wafting from the kitchen...More

Thank MandMPelletier
Reviewed 19 October 2016

A must is to stop by the lovely manor for lunch. Which we did not, because we did not know they served food. Just an historically elegant castle. Built on Skene mountain by Supreme court judge Joseph Potter in 1874. It has a gorgeous view...More

Thank BernieL143
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Visited the Skene Manor for lunch. What a lovely place. Have been there many times for lunch and the free tour by volunteer docents. A must see while in the area. Lunch is served, Friday, Saturday and Sunday . There is also a gift shop....More

Thank FLGIRL1001
Reviewed 9 September 2016

My dad took me here recently. The restoration of the house is a work in progress. If you like big, old houses, you'll probably enjoy this. The setting of the house is nice, high on a hill overlooking Whitehall. We did not eat here, only...More

Thank Greg0ry
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Once owned by a supreme court judge, there have been many sorted owners over the years. Great views from the top of the hill and throughout the house. The visit is free with a volunteer payment. Interesting architecture. Some period furniture. We hope it will...More

Thank Zha-MD
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

Take the tour, have lunch in the tea room, enjoy the view! Skene Manor is a great little stop to learn some history and just see a beautiful old building. Great spot for pictures in the fall

Thank Chelsea L
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Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Potters Terrace, Whitehall, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Whitehall
  • Phone Number: +1 518-499-1906
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