Take Self-Guided Gloversville Walk During NYS Path Through History Weekend

Downtown Gloversville participating in NYS Path Through History Weekend on June 15 and 16

GLOVERSVILLE, NY – Downtown Gloversville will be participating in the NYS Path Through History Weekend, scheduled this year for June 15 and 16, by encouraging people to take a self-guided historic walk through the core of the walkable city.

“Gloversville is filled with history and participants will learn about its connection to two presidents (Teddy Roosevelt and FDR), a Hollywood movie studio head (Samuel Goldwyn who is the “G” in MGM studios), and how the Schine Memorial Hall was once an opera house,” said Jennifer Donovan, Gloversville Downtown Development Specialist (GDDS) at Fulton County Center for Regional Growth. “The city has historic markers at the sites, and people can pick up paper copies of the walk at various locations, as well as downloading it from www.downtowngloversville.org.”

The Downtown Gloversville Historic Walk brochure can be found at the following locations:

  • CRG offices, 34 W. Fulton St., Gloversville
  • Outside the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, 3 Frontage Road, Gloversville
  • Fulton-Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce, 2 N. Main St., Gloversville
  • Fulton County Visitors Center, 3687 State Highway 30, Broadalbin

Stops on the self-guided tour include:

  • Palace Diner, 62 S. Main St.
  • Former Kingsborough Hotel, 34 S. Main St.
  • Historic Four Corners, 2 S. Main St.
  • Trail Station Park, West Fulton Street
  • Bleecker Street Square, estimated 33 Bleecker St.
  • Former Gloversville High School/Estee Park, 90 N. Main St.
  • Former City Hall, 44 N. Main St.
  • Glove Theatre, 42 N. Main St.
  • Schine Memorial Hall, 40 N. Main St.

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