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Art, history share spotlight in Canajoharie

Arkell Museum tells story of town and county

The Arkell Museum in Canajoharie.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
The Arkell Museum in Canajoharie.
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A building that closely resembles a puzzle piece stands out in this small town that hugs the Mohawk River. The Arkell Museum was created by Bartlett Arkell — owner of the former Beech-Nut Packing Co. — with the intention of giving residents in the county a place to view world-renowned art. Arkell, who was known as a world traveler, collected art on many of his trips and brought pieces back to put on display at ...

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