Fort Herkimer Church

  • Address

    Physical Address: 

    575 State Route 5S, Mohawk, NY 13407

    Mailing Address:

    102 Church St. Herkimer, NY 13350

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    The historic Fort Herkimer Church and property is a place to step back into time while enjoying the beauty of the present. We offer Interior Church Tours by appointment only.  

    Exterior tours of the property are open to the public anytime. 

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Fort Herkimer Church

The Heart of the Mohawk Valley

The Fort Herkimer Church, also known as the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of German Flatts, is a historic church located in Herkimer County, New York. It was built between 1753 and 1767, it was expanded in 1812. It is a two-story, rectangular grey limestone building. The gable roof is topped by a frame cupola.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.

Fort Herkimer Church is one of the oldest churches in New York State and the oldest building in Herkimer County. It serves as a reminder of days past, having functioned as both a fortress during the French and Indian War and American Revolution as well as a place of worship for valley settlers.

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