History is writ large across Upstate New York.  And there is no better place to start your living history lessons than by visiting some of Upstate's greatest forts.  They welcome thousands of visitors each summer, so this might be the perfect time to put some of these historical treasures on your summer bucket list!  And bring the whole family....the kids will really enjoy these!

History Happened Here! 7 Must See Upstate New York Forts