Warrensburgh Bicentennial Mural
was painted in 1976 by the late
Eva Cockcroft, a muralist noted for work in
New York City, New Jersey, southern California,
Germany and Venezuela. It was restored by
artist and scenery painter, Mary Lovendusky
in 2007, with funds raised from the local community
Warrensburgh Historical Society. The mural,
on the side of the building housing the
Warrensburgh Museum of Local History, depicts
the history of Warrensburg from 1800 to 1976.
(The "h" at the end of Warrensburgh was removed at
the request of the U. S. Postal Department in the
late 19th century.)
The Museum, closed for more than six years for
renovation and reorganization by the Society, has
reopened. Currently it is open Saturday, Sunday and
Wednesday. Check the website for hours and
Lodge is located on the Hudson River
at the foot of one of the Three Sisters mountains
(at the center rear of the photo at left), just
three miles from Main Street, Warrensburg. This view
is from Hackensack Mountain, overlooking the town.
Although a busy, year-round community of more than
4,000 residents, Warrensburg's tree-lined streets
blend in with the surrounding countryside. And you
may never notice the Village of Lake George, just 10
minutes away, unless you want to!!
Antique shops abound, as well as
gift shops, clothing, general merchandise, sporting
goods, groceries and meat stores. Plus
comprehensive garden, lumber and hardware stores,
and a Health Center to provide the needs of year
round and seasonal residents. There is even a
recorder and early music store, providing local
instruction as well as materials for the student and
And we have great restaurants,
from local diners and fast-food
outlets to fine dining in restored old homes, and
even in a restored riverside grist mill!
(The Floyd Bennett Memorial Bandstand is at
Fishing and former water-powered
industry on the Schroon.
Echo Lake public beach.
Warrensburg is the
home of The World's Largest Garage Sale!
For one weekend in the fall - ALWAYS
the weekend PRIOR TO the Columbus Day Holiday
Weekend - Warrensburg's population increases
twenty-fold. Rain or shine, over a thousand
people set up tables and tents to sell everything
from antiques to zithers, both old and new
merchandise. Begun modestly in 1980, the sale
extends from one end of town to the other, and
Country Road Lodge Bed & Breakfast and explore
Warrensburg, New York!
been to Warrensburg, the Town Board invites you to take a
They are planning for the future of Warrensburg and want to
include the opinions of visitors.
Country Road Lodge
115 Hickory Hill Road
Warrensburg, NY 12885-3912 (518)