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NESTLED JUST NORTH OF THE BEAUTIFUL NEW CROWN POINT BRIDGE, the Town of Moriah and the Port Henry area offers 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 Moriah's distinctive hamlets.  



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.


PH mural


Local News

Town of Moriah resident,  12-year-old Amelia Whalen caught a state record-breaking freshwater drum in Lake Champlain in Essex County this summer!

Ms. Whalen landed the sheepshead on June 4. It measured 36.5 inches and weighed 29 pounds 14 ounces, breaking the previous state record set in 2014 by more than 3 pounds.

Record breaking Drum Fish



Labor Day

Our 127th Labor Day Celebration is now history, but we will be back again next year.

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

Platinum Level - $300+


Champlain Contracting

Port Henry Fire Department (sponsors Police Pipes & Drums, Plattsburgh, NY)

Port Henry Fire Department Auxiliary (sponsors MacBoston Engine and Flag)

Stewart's Shops

Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union (sponsors Penelope the Clown)


Gold Level - $200+
Mt. Moriah Presbyterian Church

Silver Level - $100+

Glenns Falls National Bank

Bryant's Lumber

Celotti's Wine and Spirits

Harland Funeral Home

Mineville Oil Corp

Sandra Kukie

International Paper

Gregory's Pavement Marking

Debbie Henry


Bronze Level - $50+

Port Henry Marina

Grover Hills Deli

Salerno and Sons

Foote's Port Henry Diner

Fashion Corner Bridal

Decker's Flats Greenhouse

Mac's Village Market



Knights of Columbus Auxiliary

Mr. and Mrs. Tony Lemza

Charlie Strack


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 the Town of Moriah, 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.


Other Websites and Videos of Interest

Public meeting held Apr. 8th, 2015, to explain the Mineville Pumped Energy Storage Project

Port Henry Timekeeper



This site is maintained by the
Moriah Chamber of Commerce.