Little Falls Historical Society Museum Events

  • This day in history: March 23


    The Slovenian Home, first formed in 1905 as a cultural, social, and beneficial society, became incorporated under New York State law on this date. The members had immigrated  to Little Falls from the Slovenia area of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.


    Leon Dussault, born in Little Falls in 1895, and co-owner of the “Journal & Courier” printing company, died on this date. Mr. Dussault founded the Little Falls Symphony Orchestra in 1927, and conducted the exceptional ensemble of local and area musicians through its final concert in 1971. National and international acclaimed performers  frequently appeared with the orchestra.

  • This day in history: March 24


    Elbana Williams offered a resolution to the State Legislature to make a survey around the rapids in the Mohawk River.


    As of this date, Little Falls has 3,000 population, 40 stores, 2 printing offices, 5 hotels, 1 bank, 5 churches, numerous schools,  – the manufacturies consists of 2 paper mills, 3 paper mills, 2 saw mills, 3 foundries, 1 machine shop, 1 sash factory, 1 axe factory, 1 woolen factory, 1 clothing factory, 1 distillery, 1 brewery, 1 plasster mill, 2 trip-hammers, and numerous factories in the n=manufacture of Copper, cabinets, carriages etc.


    A. M. Kinney, dealer in horses, will have two car loads of horses for sale today.

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News and Updates

2022 Annual Report

View the 2022 Little Falls Historical Society Annual report Including membership, sponsors, online activities, writing series, and more.

NYS Education Department Recognizes Black History Month

Resources, Online, and In-Person Programming and Public Broadcasting Events Available Throughout February Across the State

Come and enjoy Christmas in Little Falls!

Plan a visit to the Little Falls Historical Society Museum on your list of fun activities during Christmas in Little Falls from December 9-11.

Help keep community history alive this Christmas

As the holidays are upon us, the Little Falls Historical Society would like you to consider giving loved ones and friends copies of the great book BEYOND OUR BICENTENNIAL as Christmas gifts.

World War II Exhibit | Little Falls Historical Society Museum | Little Falls NY

The Little Falls Historical Society Honors our Nation’s Veterans

The Little Falls Historical Museum would like to honor all US Military Veterans for Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2022.