The Palatine Germans in Search of a Land to Call Home by Ginny Rogers
January 17, 2022 marks the 300th anniversary of the land purchased that would become the Burnetsfield Patent. The earliest European settlers in the Mohawk Valley came from what is now southwest Germany. Under near constant threat of destruction, whether from multiple wars, invasions, or the plague, in the near hundred years leading up to the 18th century, the southwest German population experienced extreme hardship.
The Little Falls Historical Society Museum in New York
It is with sadness and regret that the Little Falls Historical Society Museum is not accepting requests for visitation appointments at this time.
Current, Virtual and Ongoing Exhibits
Exhibits include a new virtual exhibit, Making History Today, along with ongoing Native American Artifacts, Little Falls Diamonds, from the First Cheese Market in the United States Exhibits. Our Current Exhibits include the Urban Renewal Exhibit and our Vietnam War Exhibit.
The Little Falls Historical Society consists of individual, family, sustaining, patron, student, and honorary members. Honorary membership may be granted by the Board of Directors to an individual who has significantly contributed to the objectives or benefit of the Society.
It is with sadness and regret that the Little Falls Historical Society Museum in Little Falls, NY, is not accepting requests for visitation appointments at this time.
Welcome to the Little Falls Historical Society Museum in New York
Originally an 1833 bank, the building where The Little Falls Historical Society Museum is located in Herkimer County, New York, was converted and restored to house thousands of artifacts, family records, and relics of the past. The museum is an educational, eye-opening experience, suitable for all ages.