An official Path Through History Site! Tour the 1760's home and stroll the grounds and gardens of Sir William Johnson, the largest single landowner and most influential individual in the settlement of the Mohawk Valley. As the British-appointed Superintendent of Indian Affairs, he forged beneficial relationships with Native Americans, helping to stabilize the region. In 1763 he began planning a Georgian house of wood made to look like stone. Guests can tour the house and walk the grounds and gardens, imagining a time when Johnson Hall bustled with activity as a home and business headquarters.