Glen Falls

Glen Falls

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by Gwen Palmer
     
 

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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… See more details below

Overview

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:
9781439615904
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
09/18/2012
Series:
Images of America Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
69 MB
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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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