The Caledonia Fish Hatchery is on the New York State Registry of Historic Places, and staff are currently working towards getting it on the National Registry of Historic Places. There will be a 150th-anniversary celebration at the hatchery the weekend of August 9 &10th, 2014, from 10 AM to 2 PM so stop by to join the fun and see the oldest fish hatchery in the Western Hemisphere. You won’t be disappointed.
Caledonia Fish Hatchery was the first fish hatchery in the western hemisphere. The hatchery was first started in 1864 by the father of fish culture, Seth Green. In 1870 Caledonia was acquired by New York State. The hatchery specializes in raising brown trout and has a capacity to produce over 800,000 trout a year.