City Hall of Gloversville | 3 Frontage Rd, Gloversville, NY 12078 | 518.773.4500
    Richard Russo, born and raised in Gloversville, is the author of "Mohawk", "Nobody's Fool", which was made into a film starring Paul Newman, "Empire Falls", which became a mini-series on HBO, and most recently, "Bridge of Sighs", a current best seller.
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    Kasson Building
    Gloversville at one time boasted many theatres and opera houses. The Kasson Opera house in Memorial Hall on Main Street hosted many prominent entertainers, such as Sarah Bernhardt, the first lady of the stage, Evelyn Nesbit, the Girl in the Red Velvet swing who was married to Harry Thaw whose claim to fame was that he murdered the famed architect Stanford White whom he believed soiled his lovely wife Evelyn. John Phillip Sousa and his Military Band played and the theatre still stands today.
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    The Darling Theatre located on Elm Street presented many of the popular plays of the era including "Uncle Tom's Cabin", and other plays of social significance. John Phillip Sousa and his Military Band played and the theatre still stands today.
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    The Darling Theatre located on Elm Street presented many of the popular plays of the era including "Uncle Tom's Cabin", and other plays of social significance. John Phillip Sousa and his Military Band played and the theatre still stands today.
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    During the 1890s, several elegant mansions were built in the city by prominent glove manufacturers, city officials and other wealthy gentlemen. Many of these homes are still standing and occupied today.
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    Gloversville is home to many historic public buildings, namely the Carnegie Library, a NYS Armory, an elementary school now housing the Fulton County Museum, another elementary school now housing apartments, the Fulton Co National Bank, a private club known as the Eccentric Club and the former home of the Elks Club was restored to become an auction house. Many of these homes are still standing and occupied today.
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    Several of the churches built around the turn of the century are still in use today.
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