in 1972, the Hudson Mohawk Industrial Gateway helps the communities
in the Capital District of New York to celebrate, to preserve, and to
profit from their historic industrial legacy. It does so through education,
preservation, advocacy, and development programs.
Conduct tours illustrating the industrial heritage
of the area.
- Provide school
programs at the primary, secondary, and college levels.
- Oversee operation
of Troys RiverSpark Visitor Center.
- Operate the Burden Iron Works Museum.
- Serve as the management entity for RiverSpark, New York State's first Heritage Area.
- Present an annual
award for achievements in historic preservation.
- Regularly publish books, articles, and op-ed pieces about the area's commercial and industrial herita.ge
- Give myriad lectures about the area's commercial and industrial heritage.
- Field research questions about such things as Meneely bells made in this area.
- Preserve relevant
artifacts and document collections.
- And more.
- Visit or write
to us at our headquarters located at:
Burden Iron Works Museum
1 East Industrial Parkway
Troy, NY 12180-5942
(We are at
the Museum most weekdays from 10 to 6, and other times by appointment, but please always call first at 518-274-5267 to confirm that we'll be there when you arrive.)
from I-787 (show map):
- Take Exit 7E onto Route 378 East. Get into the leftmost lane
as you cross the bridge. Hug the double yellow lines in the center
of the road through two traffic lights.
- At the third
traffic light, turn left onto Main Street. Continue over the railroad
tracks and past the concrete wall.
- Turn right
onto East Industrial Parkway. After passing the concrete wall,
turn right into our parking lot (the one with the big ladle car in the middle of it). The front door
faces the railroad tracks.
Our financial information
The Gateway is committed to being as open and transparent about our activities as is legal and practical. Would you like to know more about our financial situation? If so, we have a special background page about that topic, and from it you can inspect our IRS Form 990 for recent years. Click here to go to that page.