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POP PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST TO HONOR CITY HALL AND LOCK 17 CENTENNIALS

  POP PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST TO HONOR CITY HALL AND LOCK 17 CENTENNIALS A photography contest honoring the 100th anniversary of Little Falls’ City Hall and the 1916 completion of an enlarged Lock 17, sponsored by Preserve Our Past, is scheduled for the upcoming 2016 fall season.  Cash prizes will be awarded by local judges who are well known, prize winning photographers themselves. Subject matter will... read more

PRESERVE OUR PAST HONORS INDIAN CASTLE BOARD WITH RESTORATION AWARD

PRESERVE OUR PAST HONORS INDIAN CASTLE BOARD WITH RESTORATION AWARD Preserve Our Past of Little Falls has presented its 2016 spring preservation award to the board of directors of Indian Castle Church. This effort has been an on-going process since  1970’s  when  the  Mohawk Indian mission church erected  by Sir William Johnson was the victim of arsonists.  Donations from all over the United... read more

MANY LITTLE FALLS STREETS NAMED AFTER LOCAL HEROES

MANY LITTLE FALLS STREETS NAMED AFTER LOCAL HEROES — Nan Ressue, POP Chair   Gansevoort Street is one of the longest and most beautiful streets in Little Falls and takes its unusual name from Colonel Peter Gansevoort who was the young but determined officer in command of Fort Stanwix in August of 1777 when it suffered a ferocious siege mounted by the British and their Mohawk allies.   It was... read more

POP SALUTES THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF NATIONAL PRESERVATION LAW

POP SALUTES THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF NATIONAL PRESERVATION LAW          Preserve Our Past of Little Falls salutes the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, our country’s first and most important legislation on the subject. This law established the National Register of Historic Places in America and outlined the procedures required to be a member of this prestigious... read more

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