Skene Manor is a delightful trip back in time, with gorgeous views, a Victorian Tea Room, free tours, a gift shop and beautiful grounds. Skene Manor is an historically elegant, gothic style Victorian castle located at 8 Potter'sTerrace in Whitehall, NY. It was built on Skene Mountain by Supreme Court Judge Joseph H. Potter in 1874, using the finest materials and grey sandstone quarried from the site. Skene Manor was a private residence until 1946 when it was converted into a restaurant. In 1995 Whitehall Skene Manor Preservation, Inc. purchased the the building, dedicating all their efforts into restoring and preserving this magnificent part of Whitehall's history. Skene Manor was placed on the National Registry for Historic Building in 1959.
Season and Hours OpenSkene Manor is open mid April through December and closed January through mid April every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 12-4pm.
Don't Miss This When Visiting
The lovely views of the village and the mountains to the North and South. When you visit don't miss a delicious and reasonably priced lunch in Skene Manor's Victorian Tea Room or chance to go on a free tour of this wonderfully restored building.
Related Sites Or Experiences
Skenesborough Museum on Skenesborough Drive.
Identify And Describe The Management Organization
The Skene Manor is operated by the Whitehall Skene Manor Preservation, Inc. an all volunteer Non for Profit organization.