Introduction to Gloversville, New York
In 1752, Arent Stevens bought the land on which Gloversville developed. It began as a settlement for Puritans from New England, when it was known as Stump City. The area received its first post office in 1828 and adopted its current name around the same time. It was officially incorporated as a village in 1851.
Gloversville and nearby Attractions
- Johnstown Historical Society Museum
- Fulton County Museum
- Pine Brook Golf Club
- Myers Park
- West Millpond
Things To Do In Gloversville
Those who love playing golf would be delighted by the facilities offered at the local golf courses. The Pecks Lake Resort offers amenities for many types of recreational activities, including water sports. There are also facilities for camping, backpacking and hiking in the region.
Flights are available from Albany International Airport.
Gloversville Higher Education
SUNY College, Schenectady County Community College and Union College provide facilities for higher education.