The Stockade Association
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The Stockade Historic District, Schenectady, NY

Where past meets present...

The Stockade Association is committed to protecting, preserving and improving New York's first registered historic district.

Our organization is comprised of property owners, residents, and non-residents. Our role in the community includes organizing events, representing the neighborhood to the city government, and welcoming visitors to our historic home.

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Discover history and heritage of our Schenectady’s historic Stockade District with our self-guided audio tour. Download the free app to your phone and search for the “Schenectady Stockade Tour.”

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Join us for our regular membership meetings, events like the Walkabout and Art and Nature Garden Tour, a variety of other seasonal community gatherings, and events co-hosted by the Schenectady Historical Society.

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The Stockade Spy is our neighborhood newsletter, published nine times yearly. It features news, practical updates, and stories from our community. The Spy is distributed to all community members.

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River with ice in it
Church steeple with blue sky
Old Lights on Brick House
Green House
Two houses in snow
Yellow House in Snow
Ornate roof line with snow on the roof
brick house in snow

Since 1661

Spanning 82 acres on the Mohawk River, The Stockade in Schenectady, New York has been continuously inhabited for more than 300 years. The National Park Service has described it as "the highest concentration of historic period homes in the country," including 40 pre-Revolutionary homes. The Stockade features architectural styles including Dutch Colonial, Georgian, Federal and Victorian.

The Full History