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History of Glens Falls, New York, USA

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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 transported from Lake Champlain to Dorchester Heights,...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Glenn's Falls
    Glenn's Falls, a thriving post-village of Warren county. New York, on the Hudson river, about 60 miles N. from Albany. It contains churches for the...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 that tired. He finished the day working at his...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 reorganized as a town March 13, 1786. Luzerne 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 Queensbury-Moreau Bridge at Glens Falls fell into the...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Glens Falls
    Glens Falls, or Glenn’s Falls, a post-village in Queensbury township, Warren co., N.Y., on the Hudson River, and on a branch of the Rensselaer &...Read MORE...


  • Glens Falls, New York, USA
    Hotel Ruliff and Empire Theatre
    Postcard
  • Glens Falls, New York, USA
    Paper Mills, a Busy Industry, Glens Falls N.Y.
    Postcard
  • 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 on Lake George and the Adirondack region, was...Read MORE...


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

    GLENS FALLS, July 4. - Ira D. Spaulding, an aviator of...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Glens Falls, a banking post-village of Warren co., N.Y., on the Hudson River and on the Delaware and Hudson R., 61 miles N. of Albany. The river here ...Read MORE...


  • Glens Falls, New York, USA
    St. Mary's Church
    Postcard


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Hotel Ruliff and Empire Theatre
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Paper Mills, a Busy Industry, Glens Falls N.Y.
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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 transported from Lake Champlain to Dorchester Heights,... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Glenn's Falls
    Glenn's Falls, a thriving post-village of Warren county. New York, on the Hudson river, about 60 miles N. from Albany. It contains churches for the... 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 that tired. He finished the day working at his... 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 reorganized as a town March 13, 1786. Luzerne 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 Queensbury-Moreau Bridge at Glens Falls fell into the... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Glens Falls
    Glens Falls, or Glenn’s Falls, a post-village in Queensbury township, Warren co., N.Y., on the Hudson River, and on a branch of the Rensselaer &... 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 on Lake George and the Adirondack region, was... Read MORE...

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

    GLENS FALLS, July 4. - Ira D. Spaulding, an aviator of... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Glens Falls, a banking post-village of Warren co., N.Y., on the Hudson River and on the Delaware and Hudson R., 61 miles N. of Albany. The river here ... Read MORE...

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