The Allegro Shoe Company

March 22, 1987: after being a thorn in the city’s side for the last ten years, the Allegro Shoe Company’s six story, 140,000 square foot building on South Ann Street is coming down.

The Dale Family of Little Falls

The Little Falls Historical Society Museum would like to wish you all a Happy St. Patrick’s Day with highlighting an Irish family, the Dale Family, who has had such a significant impact on the City of Little Falls.

A a hand operated pumper was purchased by Company No.2, the Protection Asterogan Engine Hose Company, later known as the Mohawk Valley Hose Company, with it being stored in the Petrie Street Armory, which is the present-day location of the former German Christ Lutheran Church at 14 Petrie Street, which reconstructed the armory in 1901 into a church.

A massive fire, of mysterious origin, enveloped the Dasey block

“Washington Hall was built by S.W. Stimson at the corner of West Mill and South Ann, Little Falls, and was dedicated to free speech, anti-slavery, and temperance.”

Washington Hall -Corner of West Mill & South Ann Streets, Little Falls, New York| 1842-1958

Reverend Samuel Orvis lecture at Washington Hall on anti-slavery

“Washington Hall was built by S.W. Stimson at the corner of West Mill and South Ann, Little Falls, and was dedicated to free speech, anti-slavery, and temperance.”

Designed by Dwight J. Baum | c. 1916 Frank Mitchell Simpson House | 39 Salisbury Street, Little Falls, NY

Architect Dwight J. Baum will draw the plans for new home

Architect Dwight J. Baum, of Riverdale, N.Y., will draw the plans for Frank Simpson’s new home at 39 Salisbury Street. – February 24, 1916, Cooney Archives

1910 Postcard of C. J. Lundstrom Manufacturing Company

C. J. Lundstrom starts a factory in Little Falls

“Patent Attorney C. J. Lundstrom is completing arrangements to start a factory in Little Falls to manufacture his patent filing cases, This day in history on February 20, 1903, Little Falls Historical Society.

Abram Eysamen Bellinger's Bake Oven

The Old Bakery Oven

“The Old Bakery Oven” From the Cooney Archives, This day in history on February 13, 1937, Little Falls Historical Society.

Little Falls has its own Flatiron building

“Little Falls has its own Flatiron building. The new plant for the S. F. Jones Coal Company between West John Street and the railroad tracks was built in the unique shape of a flat iron so as to use every square inch of available land.”
February 8, 1908, Cooney Archives

Cronkhite Opera House c. 1910

The Cronkhite Opera House

“Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” is playing tonight at the Cronkhite Opera House. January 28, 1889, Cooney Archives

1883 Little Falls Warehouse Company | Produce & meatpacking cold storage building on East Mill Street

Jacob Zoller’s packing house

At Jacob Zoller’s packing house on Main Street, carload after carload of fresh porkers arrive to be cut up, salted, and smoked.