Little Falls Historical Society Museum Events

On this day: December 15, 1931
Dec 15 all-day

An ambulance, once owned by the Mary Imogene Bassett hospital in Cooperstown, has been refinished inside and out,  and was donated to the city by Dr. H. W. Vickers. The firemen will care for the machine.

On this day: December 17, 1917
Dec 17 all-day

A good number of recently built US Submarine Chasers, moving down the canal, stopped in Little Falls on their way to New York City. They will bolster our shore defenses. 

Annual Holiday Luncheon @ Travelodge
Dec 18 @ 12:00 pm

The Little Falls Historical Society Museum will hold its annual holiday luncheon at the Travelodge on Wednesday, December 18 at 12 noon.

This is always a great time to enjoy time together during the holiday season.

Please call Jeff Gressler at (315) 823-2799 for tickets.

On this day: December 19, 1933
Dec 19 all-day

It’s full speed ahead to get the Melrose Slipper company of New York City into operation in Little Falls. All doubts about the ability of the company to secure a sufficiency of help would seem to be removed by the number of applications made to the company’s New York office. 125 to 150 jobs are projected.

On this day: December 19, 1941
Dec 19 all-day

WW II Era – A record 181 trains on the New York Central line passed through Little Falls in a single day.

On this day: December 20, 1920
Dec 20 all-day

Headlines screamed ”PHOENIX MILLS CLOSE FOR INDEFINITE PERIOD” as about 1000 hands were unemployed, heralding the beginning of a major business depression. Three months later, the workers returned to work accepting a 23% reduction in wages rather than remaining unemployed.

News and Updates

Opening Reception | Little Falls Historical Society Museum -2

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 […]

At 7:00 PM on Tuesday April 23, Little Falls Historical Society member Byron Roff will make a presentation on the role of DNA evidence in conducting family genealogical research. Roff’s presentation will take place at the WCA, located at 534 Garden St. and is free and open to the public. Roff has extensive experience in […]

The presentation on March 26 at the WCA was so well attended that there was standing room only! Mike Potter presented wonderful photos that dated from late the 1800s to the early 1900s. The photos highlight Little Falls streets and transportation during that time period. What we do The Little Falls Historical Society Museum works […]