Student Hand In Glove Art and Essay Exhibit


  Location: Fulton Montgomery Chamber of Commerce Rotundra Gallery.  
Dates: May 1 to June 28

  Chaired by Patsy Suydam with Grant assistance from the Argersingar Foundation.

 
 May 3rd - Grand Opening , Fulton County Student's Art and Essay Exhibit.

 
 June 7th - Gallery Awards Night for The Fulton County Middle and High School, Art and Essay

                    competition.  Hosted by Mark Kilmer, President of the Fulton Montgomery Chamber of Commerce.e

History Happy Hour


July 25  5 - 7 pm
Stump City Brewing Company
521 W. State St. Extension, Gloversville


Stump City will host a History Happy Hour with MC Samantha Hall-Saladino, Fulton County Historian

Questions will relate to the glove and tanning industries so brush up on your knowledge about our past, present and future.

 Our hosts will introduce a new brew specially developed to celebrate Year of the Glove.

Food and drink available for purchase.

Stump City is doing this as a fund raiser to benefit Fulton County Historical Society & Museum ​

  

Presented .by Dr. Gerald Zahavi, University at Albany


Date: October 19th, 2:00 PM, FMCC Allen House

Fulton County Historical Society & Museum
237 Kingsboro Ave. Gloversville, NY 12078
518.725.2203
Email: fultoncohist@frontier.com

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           Growing Up in Glovetown


Featuring Don Williams


Hosted at the Gloversville Senior Center, 53 Church St., Gloversville, NY


Sponsored by the Fulton County Historian and the Fulton County Historical Society.  


August 15, 2019 at 7:00 PM



Johnstown Cemetery Tour


September 21  1PM


Actors will portray former residents from our local glove industry.  Hosted by the Johnstown Historical Society.


​Location: W. Green St.



Radical Union Activism

in the Fulton County Tanneries of the 1930's

  Presented by: Dr. Gerald Zahavi, University at Albany


  This will be a multimedia presentation exploring the history of the business  

  that made up the County's 20th Century Glove Industry.


  Date: July 9th at 5:30 PM, FMCC Allen House                                                 





                                                                       



















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     2019 EVENTS 

Calling All Young People

DESIGN YOUR OWN GLOVE CONTEST


Open to all school age youth

Starts July 11, 2019 10:30 am
Fulton County Museum

Ends Aug. 13, 2019 Gloversville Public Library

GRAND Prize & 2 RUNNERS UP Prizes

Winner Notification Sept. 7, 2019

AWARDS PARTY Oct. 12, 2019 Fulton County Museum

Entries will be on display at the Library & Museum

Sponsored by Gloversville Public Library in conjunction with Fulton County Historian and Fulton County Historical Society

For more information Sally Fancher, Youth Dept., Gloversville Public Library

Fulton County

Historical Society & Museum

Student Hand In Glove Art and Essay Exhibit



  Location: Fulton Montgomery Chamber of Commerce Rotundra Gallery.  Dates: May 1 to June 28

  Chaired by Patsy Suydam with Grant assistance from the Argersingar Foundation.

  May 3rd - Grand Opening , Fulton County Student's Art and Essay Exhibit.

  June 7th - Gallery Awards Night for The Fulton County Middle and High School, Art and Essay

                    competition.  Hosted by Mark Kilmer, President of the Fulton Montgomery Chamber of Commerce.




              PAST MUSEUM EVENTS                                          SCHOOL TOURS

Glove and Tanning 
A Retrospective View of the Industry and Its People.


Don Williams is known for his storytelling, sharing the lives of Fulton County settlers and visitors through oral histories and humorous tales.

A retired teacher, school principal, and Adirondack guide, along with being the author of nine books about Adirondack and local history. He has written more than 250 articles for magazines including Adirondack Life and the Journal of Outdoor Education.