Downtown 1889 — Sharing the catch

  • Perhaps the temperance movement was winning out in downtown Glens Falls.
  • A promotional stunt at the Coolidge & Bentley clothing store was expected to be popular.
  • The Rochester Clothing Company took its promotional stunt to the roof.
  • Ames & Baldwin drug store advertised on May 14 that it had the exclusive downtown Glens Falls rights to sell a refreshing summer beverage.
  • May flowers were on display among the equine-drawn vehicles of Glens Falls.
  • The Chip and Chatter Club of Church of the Messiah was set to hold a “merchant’s carnival,” which combined the features of a church social with a fashion show.



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Maury Thompson

Maury Thompson


Freelance history writer and documentary film producer from Ticonderoga, NY