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Glens Falls, New York, USA

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Where is Glens Falls, New York, USA? 

Glens Falls is a city in Warren County, New York, United States. The name was given by Colonel Johannes Glen, the falls referring to a large waterfall in the Hudson River at the southern end of the city.

Glens Falls is located in the southeast corner of Warren County, surrounded by the town of Queensbury to the north, east, and west, and by the Hudson River and Saratoga County to the south.Wikipedia


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Glens Falls, New York, USA - Hotel Ruliff and Empire Theatre
Glens Falls, New York, USA

Hotel Ruliff and Empire Theatre
Glens Falls, New York, USA - Paper Mills, a Busy Industry, Glens Falls N.Y.
Glens Falls, New York, USA

Paper Mills, a Busy Industry, Glens Falls N.Y.
Glens Falls, New York, USA - St. Mary's Church
Glens Falls, New York, USA

St. Mary's Church

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General Henry Knox and his troops passed through here in the winter of 1775-76 with a load of 59 cannons pulled by teams of oxen.
The cannons were captured from the British at Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point. They were...Read MORE...

News  1869 - A few days ago, George Frost, of Lansingburg, N. Y., walked to Glens Falls, N. Y. and back, a distance of 104 miles,
in twenty-three hours and forty-five minutes, arriving in Lansingburgh at 12 o'clock noon, not all...Read MORE...

1871 - Queensbury and Glens Falls
QUEENSBURY was incorporated by patent as a township, May 20, 1762, and embraced 2,300 acres. It was ...Read MORE...

News  1890 - THE BRIDGE GAVE WAY. TWO LIVES LOST, TWO PERSONS INJURED, AND TWO MEN MISSING.
Troy, N.Y., March 15. - At about 10:30 o'clock this morning the Queensbury span of the old...Read MORE...

News  1909 - LAKE GEORGE LOSES HOTEL. THE FORT WILLIAM HENRY, THE LARGEST RESORT IN ADIRONDACK REGION, TOTALLY DESTROYED.
(By United Press.)
Glens Falls, N. Y., June 24. - The Fort William Henry Hotel, the largest resort ...Read MORE...

News  1912 - AIRMAN HURLED INTO BARN.
Spaulding Hurt When Biplane Is Wrecked at Glens Falls
Special to The New York Times.

GLENS...Read MORE...

1916
Glens Falls, a banking post-village of Warren co., N.Y., on the Hudson River and on the Delaware...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Eastwood
flag  Olive EASTWOOD (4 October 1864, Glens Falls, New York, USA - 13 February 1936, Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA)

Nadeau
flag  Elizabeth NADEAU (06/05/1921, Glens Falls, New York, USA - 07/25/2010, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Davenport (Devenport)
flag  Pearl DAVENPORT (DEVENPORT) (12/30/1890, Valley Falls, New York, USA - 3/31/1985, Glens Falls, New York, USA)

Parrow
flag  Edmund E PARROW (3 July 1910, Troy, New York, USA - September 1984, Glens Falls, New York, USA)

Wing
flag  Abraham WING (26 November 1721, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills) - 3 May 1795, Glens Falls, New York, USA) gravestone
flag  Edward Tucker WING (27 July 1727, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills) - bef. 1820, Glens Falls, New York, USA)

Wood
flag  Anstis WOOD (7 September 1723, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills) - 29 May 1807, Glens Falls, New York, USA) gravestone
 

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Cemeteries in Glens Falls, New York, USA

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