Mohawk Valley History

Fulton County Museums, Historical Societies and Historians

“Prior to the 18th century, the lands that would become Fulton County were used by the Mohawk Indians as hunting and fishing grounds. By the turn of the century, New Englanders and settlers from the Hudson River Valley were looking to expand, hoping to find farmland along the frontier.” –

Photo of a pair of loons on Pleasant Lake, Stratford NY, by Ginny Rogers.