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A view of the Public Square in downtown Watertown

A view of the Public Square in downtown Watertown

Downtown Watertown, with a view of the Public Square. The fountain is in the foreground.  You can see Middleton’s, Van Namee’s, Smith & Matteson, and the Jefferson County National Bank. Circa 1890. Watertown, NY. Photo by the Johnson Brothers. Courtesy of the Jefferson County Historical Society.

A group outside the Coolidge and Bentley Store in Glens Falls

A group outside the Coolidge and Bentley Store in Glens Falls

Men and children standing in front of the Coolidge and Bentley store on 118 Glen Street, which sold clothing and gentlemens’ furnishings. In the windows are signs for the “Grand Pumpkin Pie Carnival, Sept. 16th.” Piles of large pumpkins are in front of store windows. Next door is the M.B. Little Insurance Co. Fall 1882. Glens […]

Businesses in downtown Glens Falls

Businesses in downtown Glens Falls

A view of the businesses on the side of Warren Street: Kee & Hill grocers, Reuben Peck Drug Store, Harness & Trunks, and Crockery. Circa 1900. Glens Falls, NY. Courtesy of the Chapman Museum.

The Half Way Brook ice wagon in downtown Glens Falls

The Half Way Brook ice wagon in downtown Glens Falls

A view of the businesses on the south side of Ridge Street, with the Half Way Brook ice wagon of the Hovey Fruit and Ice Company in front. The wagon was owned by Charles A. Hovey.  The businesses you can see are: The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., and Lapham & Parks, flour, feed, […]

Employees in front of Chas. A. Hovey’s store in Glens Falls

Employees in front of Chas. A. Hovey’s store in Glens Falls

Store employees standing outside of Charles A. Hovey Foreign Fruits, Domestic Fruits. The sign above the door on the right reads: “Ladies’ Entrance to Dining Hall.” On the left, “Miss Fitzgerald’s Dress maker.”  Circa 1890. Glens Falls, NY. Courtesy of the Chapman Museum.