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Hometown USA: Glens Falls, NY

The first settlement in Glens Falls, a city just outside the boundary of the Adirondack Park, was established by Abraham Wing in 1763 as Wing's Falls. The town was eventually re-named for Johannes Glen, and became incorporated as a city in 1908.

In 1944, Glens Falls was named "Hometown USA" by Look Magazine on account of its small-town charm.

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Today, Glens Falls has experienced a revitalization of its downtown, which brings new life to the city and its historic buildings. Its ideal location near Lake George and the Adirondack Mountains means there is never a shortage of outdoor activities to enjoy, no matter what time of year.

Among the major attractions in Glens Falls are The Hyde Collection Art Museum, The Charles R. Wood Theater, and The Glens Falls Civic Center, which hosts concerts, events, and professional sports games.

Learn more about Glens Falls and find businesses and things to do at GlensFalls.com.

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Mannix Marketing
Glens Falls, NY
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CBH Business Services, Inc.
Glens Falls, NY
CBH Business Services specializes in business and personal income tax service with knowledge of all IRS/tax laws. We can also prov... [+More]
Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council (LARAC)
Glens Falls, NY
Explore arts and culture of the lower Adirondack Region at LARAC. Located in Downtown Glens Falls next to City Park. Open Tuesday ... [+More]
Cool Insuring Arena
Glens Falls, NY
Formerly named the Glens Falls Civic Center, Cool Insuring Arena is a multi-purpose arena in downtown Glens Falls that features sp... [+More]
The Hyde Collection
Glens Falls, NY
The Hyde Collection is a historic house and fine arts museum complex featuring works by European and American masters including Bo... [+More]
Sherlock Home Inspection, LLC
Glens Falls, NY
Sherlock Home Inspection, LLC is a full-service home inspection company that services Warren, Washington, Saratoga, Essex, and Alb... [+More]
Glens Falls Recreation Center
Glens Falls, NY
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Martin's Lumber
Glens Falls, NY
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Galloway Gaelic Pipes and Drums
Glens Falls, NY
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North Country Janitorial, Inc.
Glens Falls, NY
North Country Janitorial is a full-service commercial cleaning company offering a variety of services, like general cleaning, post... [+More]
Richard Sears Tree Experts, Inc.
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Chapman Museum
Glens Falls, NY
Discover the history of the Glens Falls/Queensbury area -- where the Hudson River leaves the mountains. Explore everyday Hometown... [+More]
Adirondack Theatre Festival
Glens Falls, NY
Adirondack Theatre Festival (ATF) returns to Glens Falls' Charles R. Wood Theater each summer to present an enticing array of new ... [+More]
Glens Falls Farmers Market
Glens Falls, NY
Purchase fresh produce and goods at the Glens Falls Farmers Market! The Outdoor Market is being held on Saturdays from 8am to 12pm... [+More]