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The Mohawk Valley – New England Extended: Landscapes of
Cultural and Economic Change & Diversity

We're pleased to share these images from the 2013 Mohawk Valley, New York Conference. Click any image for a larger view and/or to view the photos as a slide show. (Use the arrow keys on your keyboard to move through the slideshow, if you wish.) See more photos from the conference.

PAS:APAL Conference 2009

The 2013 Conference included a walking tour of historic Cooperstown, New York with visits to the Baseball Hall of Fame and Farmer’s Museum. The Saturday Bus Tour explored the cultural and historic landscapes of the Mohawk Valley (see photos above). We also enjoyed paper presentations and the annual Awards Reception Ceremony and Banquet.

 

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The Saturday PAS:APAL field trip crew at the Historic Fort Herkimer Church in German Flatts, New York. The 18th-century limestone church was the recipient of the Society’s 2013 Historic Preservation Certificate of Merit. (Photo courtesy of Scott Roper)
The raised pulpit (partially restored) and Don Fenner, President of the Board of Church Commissioners, at the 18th-century Fort Herkimer Church in German Flatts, New York. (Photo courtesy of Scott Roper)
The 19th-century Mansion House of the utopian, religious Oneida Community in Oneida, New York. This 93,000-square-foot structure with several restored outbuildings and its landscaped grounds was the winner of the 2013 PAS:APAL Historic Preservation Award. (Photo courtesy of Scott Roper)
An original Erie Canal Lock adjacent to the modern Erie Canal Lock No. 17 outside of Little Falls, New York. (Photo courtesy of Scott Roper)
A 19th-century octagon barn on Route 28 between Mohawk and Cooperstown, New York. (Photo courtesy of Scott Roper)
The H.P. Sears Oil Company, Inc. Service Station Museum is located on the corner of North George & Liberty Streets in Rome, New York. This was the second service station built by the H.P. Sears Oil Company and has been restored to its 1929 appearance. (March 2013 photo courtesy of Scott Roper)