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Fort Edward and Rogers Island have been a great place for people to live for thousands of years. When you step inside the Visitors Center you will see exhibits on early native Americans, the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary time period.

The Rogers Island Visitors Center is owned by the Town of Fort Edward and managed by the non-profit Rogers Island Heritage Development Alliance (RIHDA). The permanent exhibits within the Center tell of the area's earliest known Native American inhabitants, the British fort built here in the 18th century, the renowned Rogers' Rangers who operated from their base camp on this island from mid 1756 until 1759 during the French and Indian War, and Fort Edward's role in the American Revolution.

The Mission Statement:

The Rogers Island Heritage Development Alliance, Inc. and the Rogers Island Visitors Center strive to interpret, educate and promote the prehistory/history, commercial, industrial, social/cultural development and diversity of the region along the Hudson River, Lake George and Lake Champlain Corridor.


We are open seasonally, from May to October. During the off-season we welcome group tours, meetings, and other special events by appointment.  Please see our website for more information, dates and operating hours.


Admission is $5.00 for visitors 18 and over, free for veterans and members, and free for kids under 18. Masks and social distancing according to local regulations and subject to change.

Group tours are available. Please call 518-747-3693 or send us an email using the Contact Form below.

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