Rewind: June 1, 2022 – “The Sons of Seneca Ray Stoddard, Part 1 “

Rewind: June 1, 2022 “The Sons of Seneca Ray Stoddard, Part 1 “   [Seneca Ray Stoddard Seneca Ray Stoddard was a late 19th century photographer, painter, inventor, writer and cartographer.  born in Wilton, Saratoga County, NY in 1844, he captured thousands of images of life in our region.  His works helped to popularize the…
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Rewind: February 1, 2022 – “Banned from Glens Falls: The Infamouse Gangster Joey Green”

Rewind:  February 1, 2022 – Banned from Glens Falls: The Infamous Gangster Joey Green By Dave Waite        It is not every day that someone is banned from an entire city, though if there ever was a person or reason, it was Joey Green and his lifelong devotion to lawlessness.      …
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Adirondack Civil War Roundtable Collection #02

Adirondack Civil War Roundtable (ACWRT) Collection #02 Edited January 22, 2013 Box 1 Calendars: The 1996 M Künstler Civil War Calendar The 1997 M Künstler Civil War Calendar The 1998 M Künstler Civil War Calendar The 1999 M Künstler Civil War Calendar The 2000 M Künstler Civil War Calendar Video Tapes: Monocacy: The Battle that…
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Rewind: March 1, 2021 – “The Evolution of Warren County and Its Towns”

Rewind:  March 1, 2021 – “The Evolution of Warren County” This is the second part of a two-column series to look at the development of Warren County.  The first column looked at the land grants that resulted in this place called Warren County, New York.  This column looks at the formation of the towns that…
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Rewind: December 15, 2020 – “A Bittersweet Memory”

Rewind:  December 15, 2020 – “A Bittersweet Memory”   The Warren County Historical Society wishes everyone a safe and healthy holiday season! A BITTERSWEET MEMORY Shopping in Glens Falls   One of the favorite Christmas songs in our American culture has been “Silver Bells.”  The lyrics conjure up idyllic visions of what the holidays should…
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Rewind: November 17, 2020 – “Time Globe Invented by Glens Falls Man”

 The ‘Time Globe’ – Invented by Louis P. Juvet of Glens Falls             Advertised as “the only instrument that illustrates the difference in time between any two or more places,” a ‘time globe’ invented by a Warren County man was exhibited at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition in 1876.  The inventor…
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Rewind: October 15, 2020 – “Horse Racing Here in Glens Falls”

Horse Racing Here in Glens Falls North on Glen Street in Glens Falls there are three streets that are unique to others.  Lincoln, Coolidge and Horicon Avenues are wider than most and also have very attractive homes.  This area  seems to be historically younger than other city neighborhoods.  According to residents, there are stories about…
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Rewind: September 1, 2020 – “South Street School – A Friend Long Gone”

We are back!  While the new website was being developed, and with the problems we experienced from the May storm as well as the Pandemic, we had to take a break.  It is our intention to start producing our regular Rewind column again on or about the first and 15th of the month.  If anyone…
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Rewind: July 15, 2019 – “Ghosts in Warren County?”

The topic of ghosts comes up every once in a while when someone will call or email a question about haunted spots and/or ghosts in Warren County. This article comes from the Spring/Summer 1987 issue of Glens Falls Today, a short-lived magazine published in the area. This particular article by Helen Cackener offers several examples…
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Rewind: December 15, 2017 – Holiday Greetings! A Peaceful Christmas

In 1989 when she was Warren County Historian, Pamela Vogel, now Warren County Clerk, put some of her Christmas memories of growing up in Glens Falls down on paper. She produced a small booklet with several of her favorite memories to share with local historians, her family and friends. With her permission, the Warren County…
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