A unique part of the Town of Johnstown's community that
let the world know just how it got it's start - by taking the namesake of the industry
that was more than just a household word to them - it was their way of life!


Mc Vain's Pond

Postcard courtesy of Martha Magill,
Herkimer/Montgomery County GenWeb


Around The Town:


Businesses & Directories:





  1. DAR Year Book - 1909-1910, Gen. Richard Montgomery Chapter
  2. DAR Year Book - 1916-1917, Gen. Richard Montgomery Chapter
  3. DAR Year Book - 1923-1924, Gen. Richard Montgomery Chapter







~~~ Historians ~~~
(where to inquire for information or official records)

James F. Morrison
Historian, City of Gloversville
3 Frontage Rd - City Hall
Gloversville, N.Y., 12078

Mrs. Ella Mae Cammarere
Deputy Historian, City of Gloversville
310 North Main Street
Gloversville, New York 12078


~~~  Historical Homes & Places to Visit  ~~~

Burr Mansion, built in 1878
Kingsboro Avenue, Gloversville, New York 12078

Elisha Yale House
33 East State Street, Gloversville, New York 12078
Built in 1839, home of the minister who served Kingsboro Church nearly 50 years

Heacock House and Glove Shop, built early 1800's
Northwest corner of Main and West State Streets, Gloversville, New York 12078

Kingsboro Commons
North Kingsboro Avenue at East State Street, Gloversville, New York 12078
Site of the original wooden church, built ca. 1795, other early homes, and the center of the glove industry.


~~~  Museums  ~~~

Fulton County Museum
237 Kingsboro Avenue
Gloversville, NY 12078, Tel: (518) 725-2203
Open April - November, Tuesday - Saturday 10-4, and Sundays 12-4

Glove making, leather tannery, textile weaving room and other industry exhibits& artifacts.


~~~  Book Resources  ~~~

Mysteries of Main Street - 43 North Main Street, Gloversville, New York 12078 (518) 725-7373  - Full line book store including regional books. 


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Copyright ,2000 Martha Magill, postcard
Copyright 1999-2005 Jeanette Shiel
Copyright ©2006 Lisa K. Slaski
All Rights Reserved.

Last updated Tuesday, 13-May-2008 13:09:35 PDT