The Friends support the mission of Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site in their dedication to the interpretation and preservation of the Erie Canal. Contact us to join and help by either a monetary donation or by volunteering your time, energy &/or resources.
As a member
of the Friends of Schoharie Crossing, you will be a part of supporting the mission of the
site in the preservation and interpretation of the Erie Canal as one of the
19th century's greatest commercial and engineering projects as well as sharing
the story of the Mohawk community and Fort Hunter in the 18th
century. In addition to that, the
Friends group provides other educational opportunities for students and
visitors by conducting special programs at the site. If that was not enough, the Friends group is
active in providing opportunities for recreating visitors as well, and sharing
the pride in this great historic park.
A sure-fire way
to help Schoharie Crossing continue to offer great intriguing, entertaining and
educational programs and events is to become an active member with the Friends of Schoharie Crossing. Your monetary
membership fee will go to support such programs as the Not Just for KidsStorytelling series, Canal Days, Putman Porch Music, NYS History Month lecture
series, professional development for staff & volunteers and to the
development of further wonderful programs, educational opportunities and
recreational events for the exciting future of the site.
We are also
seeking more than just a membership due; your resources of time and word of
mouth about Schoharie Crossing are invaluable!
Share the passion you have for the site with your friends and
family. Help get the word out about the
programs, events and fun that can be had on site! Bring your relatives or friends
along to meetings, events, or just to the site for a picnic. As a valued member of the Friends, volunteer
for events, and/or help maintain the canal or towpath trails, help with office
tasks or promotions, and contribute to the blog and newsletter too! There really are countless ways to give a
little bit of you to further the preservation of history and of Schoharie
Crossing State Historic Site.
you for your time and continued support.
Here is to a bright 2016!