Glens Falls

Glens Falls, city (1990 pop. 15,023), Warren co., E central N.Y., in the foothills of the Adirondack Mts. and on the Hudson River; settled 1762, inc. as a city 1908. Major industries include lumber, paper, and electronics. A navy training center is there. Noteworthy are Cooper's Cave and the Hyde Collection art museum. Charles Evans Hughes was born in Glens Falls.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on Glens Falls from Fact Monster:

  • Frederick Avery JOHNSON - JOHNSON, Frederick Avery (1833—1893) JOHNSON, Frederick Avery, a Representative from New ...
  • Orange FERRISS - FERRISS, Orange (1814—1894) FERRISS, Orange, a Representative from New York; born at Glens ...
  • Charles Evans Hughes - Hughes, Charles Evans Hughes, Charles Evans , 1862–1948, American statesman and jurist, ...
  • William Louis PFEIFFER - PFEIFFER, William Louis (1907—1985) PFEIFFER, William Louis, a Representative from New York; ...
  • Gerald Brooks Hunt SOLOMON - SOLOMON, Gerald Brooks Hunt (1930—2001) SOLOMON, Gerald Brooks Hunt, a Representative from ...

See more Encyclopedia articles on: U.S. Political Geography