Herkimers Historic Four Corners

Address 320 N. Main Street
Herkimer, NY 13350
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Hours Jail: Mon-Fri 10am-4pm
Themes Art & Culture, Colonial History
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Herkimer's Historic Four Corners includes the Herkimer County Historical Society's 1884 Suiter Building Museum, the 1834 Herkimer County Jail, the 1834 Herkimer Reformed Church, and the 1873 Herkimer County Courthouse, the site of the famous early 20th century trial of Chester Gillette who was convicted and executed for killing Grace Brown the case was the basis for Theodore Dreiser's novel An American Tragedy. The society's museum features local history exhibits and tours of the other buildings can be arranged.


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  • Sites Dates Hours: Jail: Mon-Fri 10am-4pm


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