Glens Falls, New York (Images of America Series)

Glens Falls, New York (Images of America Series)

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by Gwen Palmer, Stan Malecki, Bob Bayle
     
 

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Glens Falls presents a photographic essay of a community on the Hudson River, midway between Saratoga Springs and Lake George. The book spans the years from 1860 to 1925, when Glens Falls was reaching its peak in economic, social, political, and cultural growth. Depicted in stunning images are the city's simple beginnings, the days of dirt roads traveled by horse

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Glens Falls presents a photographic essay of a community on the Hudson River, midway between Saratoga Springs and Lake George. The book spans the years from 1860 to 1925, when Glens Falls was reaching its peak in economic, social, political, and cultural growth. Depicted in stunning images are the city's simple beginnings, the days of dirt roads traveled by horse and buggy, and its cultural emergence with opera houses, exquisite mansions, and public transportation. Clearly portrayed are the educational, religious, business, and recreational opportunities of the time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738536552
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
11/01/2004
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
851,960
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.24(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author


The authors are members of the Corners Project at the Chapman Historical Museum, a team involved for the past six years in researching Glens Falls history. Gwen Palmer is a retired nurse from the Glens Falls Hospital, and Bob Bayle and Stan Malecki are retired teachers from the Glens Falls City School District. Their overwhelming appreciation of the photography collection at the museum prompted the development of Glens Falls, a work that is sure to stir admiration for an era that has passed.

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Glens Falls, New York (Images of America Series) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My dads name is Glen Alan Blon Jr.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Okay. What do u wanna do?