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This Week in History – Week of February 8th
Feb. 8th 1884 The commissioners have accepted the new street running through the property of P.W. Casler, on the south side of the river. It will be called Southern Avenue. The work of opening it will be begun as soon as possible in the Spring….
This Week in History – Week of February 1st
Feb. 1st 1892 The first electric lights were turned on at 7:46 PM, “illumed the streets of the village”, with the Electric Committee having the honor of throwing the switch. The Thompson-Houston system has 83 lights with several more to be added. Little Falls’ citizens…
This Week in History – Week of January 25th
Jan. 26th 1804 William Alexander started a new grist mill today at the little falls. Jan. 27th 1903 Several years ago a group of prominent Little Falls citizens formed the “Eastern Improvement Company” to develop the Burnt Rocks area of Little Falls, and lay out…