Tag Archives: North Creek Depot Museum

Top 10 Reasons to Explore the Gore Region

The Gore Region has something for every member of your family all-year-round! We’ve compiled a list of the top 10 reasons this beautiful area should be on your travel itinerary. Recreation History Dining Shopping Lodging Arts Community Wildlife Walkability Landscape Recreation Outdoor recreation is king in the Gore Region. The evidence of a ski town […]

The Parks of Gore Region

The Gore Region is home to a wide variety of beautifully maintained parks. No matter your taste in outdoor adventure, we’ve got something for you and your family to enjoy this summer and all-year-round! Ski Bowl Park Nestled at the base of Little Gore Mountain, the Ski Bowl Park is home to a vast array […]

Johnsburg Historical Markers — “A Path Through History”

The Gore Region’s rich and diverse history is evident throughout the area. Educating visitors and locals alike about the Gore Region’s past is a passion for many museums, small businesses, non-profits, and even local individuals. An easy way to learn about the region while driving or walking through is to stop and read the historical […]

North Creek Depot Museum

Caboose located at North Creek Depot Museum

History of the North Creek Railroad Station The North Creek Railroad Station was built in 1874 and saved from the brink of demolition in the early 1990s. What was once a bustling rail station is now a comprehensive, museum, heritage center, as well as a cultural and economic hub in Historic North Creek. Architecturally, the […]

Biking in the Gore Region!

Biking is a favorite way to recreate for millions of Americans and there’s no better place to ride than the Gore Region! Whether you’re out for a casual ride with the family, looking for an intense workout or seeking the thrill of mountain biking, we’ve got something for everyone. Please remember to maintain a safe […]

Teddy Roosevelt

It’s easy to picture Theodore Roosevelt on horseback riding through the western plains or atop an elephant on Safari in Africa, but did you know he also had an affinity for The Adirondack Mountains? In fact, it was at the North Creek Train Depot where he found out that President McKinley had died from an […]

Gore Region Natural Resources

One of the most fascinating aspects of the Gore Region is that its history is still alive today. The natural resources here are vast, rich and abundant. When you visit, it’s all around you in plain sight.  In 1788, years before the Town of Johnsburg was founded, a wealthy merchant named John Thurman purchased a […]

Thomas Clark Durant

North Creek Depot Museum

The rail line that runs from Saratoga Springs to North Creek played a vital role in the expansion of industry in Adirondack Park and more specifically, The Gore Region. Thomas Clark Durant was at the helm of the railroad company during this time of growth.  Thomas C. Durant was an American financier and railroad promoter […]