Gifts for Holiday support POP

Short sleeve tees in Historic Little Falls design in olive, gold or grey. 100% cotton priced at $15.00 Long sleeve tees in Historic Little Falls design in cranberry, cobalt or charcoal, 100% cotton priced at $18.00. Original design is line drawing of selected fine houses within our National Historic District. White china coffee mugs in the same pattern are on sale for the holiday season at $5.00. Both... read more

2015 Fall Preservation Award

Preserve Our Past Nominates Schafsteck Family for Preservation Award Preserve Our Past, Little Falls, has announced that its fall 2015 award for excellence in historic preservation has been awarded to Ramona and Kurt Schafsteck of Cherry Valley for their work on the 1890 Queen Ann residence at 14 Burwell Street, Little Falls.  This project was completed in nine months and involved returning the building... read more


Ann Tomei, owner of the handsome brick Italianate home at 547 Garden Street, Little Falls, has been nominated by Preserve Our Past’s Board of Directors to receive the spring 2015 Historic Preservation Award.  Ms. Tomei assumed ownership of the building in 1979 and has been moving carefully through a series of restorations aimed at preserving the historic integrity of the structure while insuring that... read more

Students Tour City Hall

Students tour city hall for Preserve Our Past essay      By Stephanie Sorrell-White, Times Staff Writer  Posted May. 5, 2015 at 6:24 PM LITTLE FALLS — Where the staircases meet at Little Falls City Hall is a stained glass  picture window of Moss Island, made by Abram Zoller in 1918*. (*Actually he was the mayor at the time of construction and he gave it as a gift. Nan Ressue, Pres. POP) The... read more

1st Annual Little Falls Cheese Festival

The first annual Little Falls Cheese Festival sponsored by Main Street First is scheduled for July 11, 2015 and planned for a West Main Street location in the city.  Preserve Our Past is happy to support this effort by providing a documented summery of the Herkimer County Cheese market as influenced by Harry Burrell and his son David H. Burrell, 1826-1920.           HERKIMER COUNTY CHEESE... read more

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