The Mohawk Valley

The Mohawk Valley (HM2EAY)

Location: Fultonville, NY 12072 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 54.986', W 74° 26.795'

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A Proud History of Farming

Feeding an Army
A plentiful source of wheat and dairy, the Mohawk and Schoharie Valleys have long been vital farmlands. They were the targets for the British during the revolutionary War because they were important sources of food for the Continental Army.

Hops and Crops

America has always loved its beer, partially because arriving Europeans considered drinking water unsafe. By the Civil War, nearly 90 percent of all hops grown in the nation were from New York, with more than a third of the state's yield coming from Otsego County here in the Mohawk Valley.

Farmland of the Free

Escaping wars, famine and religious persecution, huge numbers of European immigrants migrated to the Mohawk Valley to farm its rich, fertile soil.

Nearby Attractions

-The Farmers' Museum, Cooperstown
-Schoharie County Beverage Trail, Countywide
-Cooperstown Beverage Trail, Cooperstown
Placed ByPath through History/I Love New York
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Date Added Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 at 10:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 545169 N 4751683
Decimal Degrees42.91643333, -74.44658333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 54.986', W 74° 26.795'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 54' 59.16" N, 74° 26' 47.7" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near I-90, Fultonville NY 12072, US
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