Remembering the History of Glens Falls, Queensbury and the Southern Adirondacks

Programs & Events

Family Activities

The Art of Sign Making: Frank Smith, a sign maker since 1980, will talk about the design of signs, including font selection, and demonstrate his techniques of hand painting signs. Free and Open to the Public....


Walking Tour: "Secret Life of Signs"

6/8/2018  6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Join us as we explore the streets of down town Glens Falls, seeing signs we probably miss in our day to day lives. Ghost signs, neon signs, sidewalk signs - we'll learn aboout them and the buildings they adorn, and meet an historical character along the way!  $15/person - paid reservations...


Public Screening: "Sign Painters"

6/28/2018  7:00 PM

Hand-painted signs are a product of a fascinating 150 year-old American history. What was once a common job has now become a highly specialized trade, a unique craft struggling with technological advances. "Sign Painters", stylistically explores this unacknowledged at form thruogh anecdotal accounts...