About Waterford Inn

Town of Waterford

The town of Waterford is situated in southern Saratoga county, 12 miles north of Albany at the junction of the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers, and the junction of the Erie and Champlain Canals. Waterford boasts venue to "Waterford Flight Locks," the highest set of locks in the world providing a total lift of 170 feet.

History of Waterford

The town is part of the Van Schaick land patent of 1687. The first settlement took place at the site of the current Waterford village, then called "Half Moon Point".[citation needed] The town was formed in 1816 by splitting the area of southeastern Saratoga County known as Halfmoon (anglicized from the Dutch name Halve Maan) into the town of Halfmoon and the town of Waterford. The village of Waterford is the oldest incorporated village in the US, having been incorporated in 1794, before the town was formed. Waterford has been host to "Canal Fest" and "Tugboat Roundup" celebrations for many years. The Northside Historic District, Ormsby-Laughlin Textile Companies Mill, Peebles (Peobles) Island, and Waterford Village Historic District are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In addition, the canal tugboats Catawissa and Urger have received listings; although the first mentioned boat was scrapped in 2008, the second mentioned boat is permanently stationed in Waterford as an educational resource.

About Waterford INN

Waterford INN was family owned and operated since 1986. Waterford INN was "Scottish INN" before April 2017. We are conveniently located on Route 32&4 and open year round, with our comfortable standard rooms and our newly renovated premier rooms offering superior quality, ample space with modern furnished rooms; conveniently located just one mile from Broad Street dining and shopping conveniences.