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No matter where you go in Montgomery County, the river is always there, the backdrop of all activities in the Mohawk Valley, the touchstone to which we always return. When you visit, put the future in perspective by thinking about the past-about the history of this region so rich in people, ideas, and dreams.
The Mohawk Valley has encompassed the arts as a cultural cornerstone of the region. With a host of art centers, galleries, and museums, it is no wonder the arts not only bring entertainment and education to the region, but provide jobs and income. Arts in the Mohawk Valley promote cultural tourism, attract new business, and enhance the overall quality of life in the Mohawk Valley.
The Mohawk Valley is rich in cultural heritage and history. You can experience the American Revolution at Fort Stanwix National Monument or retrace the steps of the Trail of Freedom used by the Underground Railroad, or dig for diamonds at the Herkimer Diamond Mine. The area also offers recreational opportunities during all four seasons of the year. Many people take advantage of the natural beauty of the mountains, lakes and streams, by participating in a variety of activities including fishing, hunting, hiking, skiing and skating. The Mohawk Valley is filled with attractions for visitors. One could spend weeks in the Mohawk Valley just visiting the many attractions.