Historic Sites

Step into the past and tour Gilded Age Great Camps, watch military reenactments and journey along historic railways.
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The history of the Adirondacks is as diverse as its geography. A battleground through three wars, the turf of loggers and miners, the vacation destination of Gilded Age magnates and home to two Winter Olympic Games, the depth and breadth of the region's heritage is only matched by its glorious scenery.

You'll find forts, museums, historic homes and "Great Camps," excursion railroads and even sunken wrecks in the Adirondacks. Events ranging from Woodsmen's Field Days to the No-Octane Regatta to a French and Indian War Encampment bring history to life.

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