Little Falls Historical Society Museum Events

Apr
9
Thu
On this day: April 9, 1868
Apr 9 all-day

The Little Falls Dramatic Association will give their first entertainment in Keller Hall.  Two splendid pieces, “The Idiot Witness” and the laughable farce “Don Paddy de Bazan,” will be presented with new scenery.

Apr
18
Sat
On this day: April 16, 1847
Apr 18 all-day

At the MacKinster Hotel, Little Falls citizens celebrated the triumph of the Americans in the Mexican War. Decoration and illumination were done in good taste, and addresses were made by George H. Feeter and George W. Smith.

Apr
26
Sun
On this day: April 26, 1865
Apr 26 all-day

At 7:30 p.m. President Abraham Lincoln’s remains, with his funeral cortege, stopped briefly at the Little Falls railroad depot on their way to his resting place in Springfield, Illinois. A large crowd was present at the solemn event to pay their respect to the fallen President.

Apr
30
Thu
On this day: April 30, 1725
Apr 30 all-day

The Burnetsfield Patent was instituted, granting lands to 94 persons representing 38 families. The land covered 9,400 acres purchased from the Mohawks in 1722. Each patentee received 100 acres.

May
11
Mon
On this day: May 11, 1869
May 11 all-day

Governor John T. Hoffman signed the “Finck’s Bridge Bill” much to the delight of the residents and friends of the bridge living east of Little Falls.

News and Updates

The Little Falls Historical Society will hold a 2019 season-ending reception at their Old Bank Museum from 5:00 – 7:00 PM as part of Third Thursday activities on October 17. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

A fundraiser for the Little Falls Historical Society Wednesday, September 25, 2019 $120.00 per person Reservation on or before September 11, 2019 Make Checks Payable: Little Falls Historical Society Mail payment to: 319 S. Ann St., Little Falls, NY 13365 EXPERIENCE THE HISTORY • THE FASHION • THE HOUSE Arrangements by Tours By Design Based […]

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By Donna Thompson / donna@timestelegram.comPosted May 29, 2019 at 5:21 PM Updated May 29, 2019 at 5:21 PM LITTLE FALLS — Tuesday’s opening reception for three new exhibits at the Little Falls Historical Society’s Old Bank Museum drew a crowd that included local athletes and their families, historical society members and people from the community. Little Falls athletes who competed in New York state level competition […]

MUSEUM OPENING RECEPTION RECOGNIZES OUTSTANDING ATHLETES The general public is cordially invited to attend the Little Falls Historical Society’s 2019 opening reception at their 319 South Ann Street Old Bank Museum on Tuesday May 28 beginning at 7:00 PM. The museum opens for the season on Wednesday May 29 and will be open on Tuesdays […]

In cooperation with the board of directors of Emmanuel Episcopal Church, the Little Falls Historical Society will host a 2019 Patriots Day program at the church on Saturday May 18 beginning at 11:00 AM. The church is located on Albany Street in Little Falls. The event is free and open to the public. 2019 marks […]