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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 GlensFallsRegion.com.

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Mannix Marketing
Mannix Marketing
Glens Falls, NY
Internet marketing, website design and development, SEO, PPC, social media and related services for companies in Glens Falls, Lake Placid, Lake George NY, and beyond. Learn more about our award-winning, full-service digital marketing company, here
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Mahoney Alarms
Glens Falls, NY
Mahoney ALarms is a Local, Loyal, & Trusted company that has been in business for over 60 years. We serve the Glens Falls, Lake George, Saratoga, Capital Region, Adirondacks, & Vermont areas. Call today to get a free quote! (518) 793-7788
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Wood Brothers Quality Construction
From construction to carpentry, cabinetry to tile, Wood Brothers Quality Construction offers a variety of home services sure to meet your needs.
Adirondack Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Adirondack Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Glens Falls, NY
We practice oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from corrective jaw surgery to wisdom teeth extraction. We can also diagnose and treat facial pain, facial injuries and TMJ disorders, dental implants, bone grafting and more.
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Albany.Com
Albany.com is your premiere local resource for everything you need to know about what's happening in the Capital Region. Find things to do, places to stay, great restaurants, local events and so much more!
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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 provide professional bookkeeping and payroll services with a program of responsive services customized for your business.
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GlensFalls.com
GlensFalls.com is the key to your best experience in Hometown, U.S.A. No matter what brings you to Glens Falls NY or any place near by, GlensFalls.com will open the door to all the best you can have.
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 theatrical works and other special events.
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 sporting events, concerts, family entertainment, public indoor ice skating, and more.
Crandall Park
Glens Falls, NY
Crandall Park in Glens Falls is a popular spot for of all ages! In the winter when the pond freezes, it is plowed for free outdoor ice skating and hockey.
Galloway Gaelic Pipes and Drums
Glens Falls, NY
Band specializing in Highland Drums & the Great Highland Bagpipe available for parades, parties and more.
Glens Falls Farmers' Market
The Glens Falls Farmers' Market at the South Street Pavilion is open from May 5, 2018 through October on Saturdays from 8:00am-12:00pm.
Glens Falls Recreation Center
Glens Falls, NY
The Glens Falls Recreation Center features an indoor ice skating rink that is open to the public during scheduled winter hours. The cost to skate is free, and rentals are available on-site.
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 - Saturday from 10:00am-3:00pm.
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-construction cleanup, and disaster restoration. The company's service area includes counties from Albany to Essex.
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 Botticelli, Rembrandt, Rubens, Degas, Renior, Picasso, and Homer.
Chapman Historical Museum
Glens Falls, NY
Visit the DeLong House and pour through photographs more than a century old to learn more about the history of the Glens Falls and Queensbury area.
World Awareness Children's Museum
Glens Falls, NY
Sharing the wonders of the world's diverse cultures with your children through interactive exhibitions, multicultural programming, and events. Visit and enjoy stories, play games, shop and more.