Palatines And Presents: A German Christmas Event takes place on Sunday, December 3, 2023 at the Herkimer Home Sate Historic Site.
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This Day In History …” On November 1, 1891, forty-eight Italians arrived in Little Falls from Buffalo, NY to work on the Little Falls – Dolgeville Railroad.
Most people usually don’t have an elephant attend a family member’s funeral, but then most other families didn’t have a grandfather who loved the circus the way Milo Smith did.
A visit to the Herkimer Home State Historic Site recently has us looking forward to December’s annual Herkimer Home Christmas Program.
Jonathan Burrell and his family were influential in making Little Falls the cheese capital of the United States and beyond.
DID YOU KNOW…Xerxes Willard wrote articles on the activities of the cheese industry at Little Falls, for the Utica Morning Herald & Daily Gazette, which were read by cheese producers, buying agents and merchants, eventually leading to Little Falls becoming the hub for the Cheese Market?
It all began sometime in the early-2000s in the mind and heart of deceased former City Historian Edwin Vogt.
Join the Town Historian, Kristy Rubyor, as she discusses the largest island in the Fulton Chain of Lakes: Alger Island.
In 1944 I took my first train ride – all the way to Utica, NY. Having lived in Little Falls all my life, some of it on West Main Street at the foot of Glen Avenue, I knew about the railroad.
The resettlement of the village after the American Revolution began when a Scottish immigrant, John Porteous, came to Little Falls in 1785.