Stone Arabia is a small farming community with a rich history north of the Mohawk River at Canajoharie. Stone Arabia is in the Town of Palatine.
The history of Stone Arabia starts with the 1734 Stone Arabia Patent that deeded the land to a number of Dutch settlers. The area has been a farming community ever since.
Read Verlyn Klinkenborg's Mother Jones article, Refugees of Time: The Conscience of Place: Stone Arabia, New York
The Trinity Lutheran Church and old stone Dutch Reformed Church are shown above in pictures from the A Revelutionary Day Along The Historic Mohawk Turnpike web site
Dutch Barn Farm is in East Stone Arabia.
Willis (Skip) Barshied was a local historian who wrote many stories about the history of Stone Arabia and other local places.
American Hotel - 192 Main Street, Sharon Springs, New York 13459 - (518) 284-2105
Beardslee Castle - 123 Old State Road Little Falls, NY 13365 - (315) 823-3000
Crazy Otto's Empire Diner - 100 West Albany St, Herkimer, NY 13350 - (315) 866-8801
Gino's Restaurant and Pizzaria - 49 Church Street, Canajoharie, NY 13317 - (518) 673-0036
Peaceful Valley Maple Farm - 116 LaGrange Road, Johnstown, NY 12095 - (518)762-8936
Saltsmans Hotel - Junction of Route 67 & 10, Ephratah, New York - (518) 993-4412
Sam's Seafood Steakhouse - 281 North Comrie Avenue, Johnstown, NY 12095 - (518) 762-7267
The Horned Dorset Inn - Main Street, Route 8, Leonardsville, NY 133641 - (315) 855 7898
The Table at Fort Plain - 70 Canal St, Fort Plain, NY 13339 - (518) 993 8065
Union Hall Inn - 2 Union Place, Johnstown, NY 12095 - (518) 762-3210
Mohawk Valley Links
The Mohawk River Valley in Art includes most of the pictures to this page and many more
Arkell Museum in Canajoharie
Mohawk Valley Library System is a gateway to many libraries throughout the valley
The Upstate Chapel, former Sts. Peter and Paul church in Canajoharie
Montgomery County Soil and Water Conservation District - 4001 New York 5S Fultonville, NY 12072 - (518) 853-3294
Mohawk Valley Historic Sites
The Mohawk Valley has a rich history which comes alive at many historic sites in the valley. Some of these sites are listed here.
Guy Park, Amsterdam