Welcome

The Town of Moriah on Lake Champlain welcomes all! 

© by Mike Niman. Used by permission. Do not copy.© by Mike Niman. Used by permission. Do not copy.

NESTLED JUST NORTH OF THE BEAUTIFUL NEW CROWN POINT BRIDGE, the Town of Moriah and the Village of Port Henry offer the best of Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks.

This website helps you to learn about life and recreation here along with the rich history of Port Henry and Moriah's distinctive hamlets.  

View the current weather and web-cam (courtesy Port Henry Marina)  (Opens in a new tab or browser). 

 

VISIT

As visitors have done for centuries, take some time to search for Champ, the famed Lake Champlain monster rumored to live off the shores of Port Henry.  Even if you don't spy our famous resident, you WILL find amazing lakefront campgrounds, quaint lodging, a variety of restaurants, endless outdoor recreational opportunities, historic sites, attractions, public art and hometown events!  And, for a complete list of businesses, search the entire directory.

 

TOWN AND VILLAGE

Comprehensive municipal resources for both the Town of Moriah and the Village of Port Henry.

PH mural

 

 Labor Day

We celebrate Labor Day in a big way here! Join us on September 5th and 6th for our 126th Annual Labor Day Celebration. Come and enjoy fireworks, kids' activities, parade, craft and food vendors, music, chicken BBQ and more.

Now through Friday, September 4, 2015

Raffle for Kids to Win a Chance to Fire the Fireworks Finale - The lucky winner will help set off the Fireworks Finale on Saturday, September 5. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5 and are on sale now at the Moriah Chamber of Commerce office on Main Street in Port Henry. Drawing will be held on Friday, September 4 and winner notified by phone. The winning child will flip switches on a remote control to launch the series of fireworks that create the beautiful finale. The Chamber office is open Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 10 am to 3 pm.

Saturday, September 5, 2015

1:00 pm: 1st Annual Port Henry Regatta at the Port Henry Marina

6:30 pm until Fireworks start: DJ Brian LaMountain spins tunes on the Port Henry Pier

At Dusk: Fantastic Fireworks from the Pier

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Starting at 10:00 am on Church Street (closed to vehicles all day): Kids' Games, Craft Vendors, Penelope the Clown, Dunking Booth, Full Face Painting, Pony Rides, 50/50 Raffle

11:00 am: Chicken BBQ

1:00 pm: Parade on Broad and Main Streets in Port Henry - floats, firetrucks, bands, and more. This year's Grand Marshal is Julia Podres, a 103-year-old native of Witherbee, NY

After the Parade: Norwood Firemen's Brass Band on Church Street
Drum Circle led by Jennifer Moore on Church Street

Many many thanks to our generous Sponsors without whom this Celebration would not be possible:

Platinum Level - $300+
Port Henry Fire Department (sponsors Police Pipes & Drums, Plattsburgh, NY)
Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union (sponsors Penelope the Clown)

Gold Level - $200+
Glens Falls National Bank
Pre-Tech Precision Machining

Silver Level - $100+
Celotti's Wine & Spirits
Harland Funeral Home
International Paper
Mineville Oil Corp.
Port Henry Marina
Star Way Guest House (Tim Bryant)

Bronze Level - $50+
Decker's Flats Greenhouse
Gene's Michigans

For more information contact the Moriah Chamber of Commerce at 518-250-1050 or moriahchamber@gmail.com

 

 Learn to Sail

Port Henry is home to a fleet of six J24ʼs “The Worldʼs Most Popular One-Design Keelboat.” This year racing every Wednesday evening and many weekends is scheduled. We are looking for sailors. Sailing/racing experience is helpful but not necessary. We will help you get started and practice skills with weekend “Learn to Sail” clinics. Come to the old Velez Marina, now newly renovated Port Henry Marina, (just north of town) Wednesday evenings 5 PM starting mid-May. There is no cost.  More info.

This Website

This shared website includes the official pages for both the Town of Moriah and the Village of Port Henry, as well as online resources for residents and visitors.  Additional pages have been developed by the Moriah Community Economic Development Group (McEDGe) and the Moriah Chamber of Commerce.

Contact us:

  • Moriah Chamber of Commerce, (518) 250-1050.  (You may need to dial all 10 digits).
  • McEDGe, (518) 546-3341

or, use the "Contact Us" form.

 

 

Local Events

09.02.2015 - Health Insurance Open House [...]
09.02.2015 - Coffee House [...]
09.05.2015 - Farmers Market [...]

This site is maintained by the
Moriah Chamber of Commerce.