National Register Listings in
Saratoga County, New York

Barker General Store Batchellerville Presbyterian Church Beecher, Eli and Diadama, House Berry, Col. Sidney, House Best, Abraham, House Broadway Historic District Broadway Historic District (Boundary Increase II) Broadway Historic District (Boundary Increase) Brookside Bullard Block Calvary Episcopal Church Canfield Casino and Congress Park Casino-Congress Park-Circular Street Historic District CATAWISSA (tugboat) Champlain Canal Charlton Historic District Church Hill Historic District Clifton Park Center Baptist Church and Cemetery Clifton Park Hotel Copeland Carriage Shop Copeland Covered Bridge Crescent Methodist Episcopal Church Davis-Ferris Organ Drinkhall, The Dunning Street Cemetery Dutch Reformed Church of Gansevoort East Side Historic District Ellsworth, Col. Elmer E., Monument and Grave Franklin Square Historic District Gansevoort Mansion Garnsey, Nathan, House Gideon Putnam Burying Ground Grant Cottage Grooms Tavern Complex Hadley Mountain Fire Observation Station Hadley Parabolic Bridge International Paper Administration Building and Time Office Jonesville Cemetery Jonesville Store Marshall House Mead House Mohawk Valley Grange Hall Northside Historic District Noxon Bank Building Oakcliff Ormsby-Laughlin Textile Companies Mill Packer Farm and Barkersville Store Parks-Bentley House Peebles (Peobles) Island Petrified Sea Gardens Pure Oil Gas Station Rayfiel, David, House Rexford, Cyrus, House Round Lake Historic District Ruhle Road Lenticular Metal Truss Bridge Saratoga Gas, Electric Light and Power Company Complex Saratoga National Historical Park Saratoga Reformed Church, Old Saratoga Spa State Park District Smith's Grain and Feed Store St. Stephen's Episcopal Church Stillwater United Church Todd, Hiram Charles, House Union Avenue Historic District Union Mill Complex URGER (canal tugboat) US Post Office-Ballston Spa US Post Office-Saratoga Springs Verbeck House Victory Mills Vischer Ferry Historic District Vischer Ferry Historic District (Boundary Increase) Waterford Village Historic District West Charlton United Presbyterian Church West Side Historic District West, George, House Wiggins-Collamer House Yaddo
The Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, New York City, was the site of the Stonewall riots in 1969, which are considered the birth of the modern gay rights movement.
Saratoga County, located in upstate New York, has a rich history dating back to the colonial era. The area was originally inhabited by Native American tribes such as the Mohawk and Mohican people. In the early 17th century, European settlers arrived and began to establish farms and trading posts.

In 1776, during the American Revolution, the Saratoga area became a pivotal location. The Battles of Saratoga, fought in September and October of 1777, were a turning point in the war. These victories by American forces under General Horatio Gates marked the first significant defeat of the British army and ultimately led to France entering the war on the side of the colonists.

After the revolution, Saratoga County continued to develop as a center for agriculture and industry. The opening of the Erie Canal in 1825 further boosted the region's economy by facilitating trade and transportation. Saratoga Springs, a town located within the county, became famous for its natural mineral springs and attracted wealthy visitors seeking rest and recuperation.

During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Saratoga County experienced a period of industrial growth. Manufacturing industries, such as textile mills and paper factories, flourished in cities like Mechanicville and Waterford. In the late 20th century, the county's economy shifted towards services, including tourism, healthcare, and technology.

Today, Saratoga County remains a vibrant and growing area known for its natural beauty, historical significance, and cultural attractions. It is home to the Saratoga Race Course, one of the oldest and most prestigious thoroughbred horse racing tracks in the United States, as well as the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, which hosts world-class music and dance performances. The county continues to preserve and celebrate its rich history while embracing the opportunities of the modern era.

This timeline provides a glimpse into the major events and milestones that have shaped the history of Saratoga County, New York.

  • Saratoga County is formed in 1791.
  • The Battle of Saratoga takes place in 1777, a turning point in the American Revolution.
  • European settlers arrive in the area in the 17th century.
  • The region is originally inhabited by Native American tribes, such as the Mohawk and Algonquin.
  • The Saratoga Race Course opens in 1863, becoming a renowned venue for horse racing.
  • The construction of the Erie Canal reaches Saratoga County in 1823, aiding its economic growth.
  • The Saratoga Performing Arts Center is established in 1966, hosting world-class performances.
  • The Battle of Bennington, a key Revolutionary War battle, takes place near the county in 1777.
  • Saratoga Springs becomes a popular spa destination in the 19th century, attracting visitors from around the world.
  • The county experiences significant suburban development and population growth in the 20th century.