Archive for December, 2009

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New Town Attraction Was Once a Button Factory

December 29, 2009

The Falcon, located at 1348 Route 9w, was once known as the Rink Building, which was used for a Pearl Button Factory, and then later a Basket Factory. Presently, The Falcon hosts live music events by local artists.

This photo of The Falcon was taken on June 11, 2010.

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First National Bank of Marlborough, NY

December 11, 2009

According to C.M. Woolsey’s, “The History of the Town of Marlborough,” “this bank was organized in August, 1907, with a capital of $25,000.”

Woolsey’s book also states that “the village [of Marlborough] was incorporated in July, 1906. The population [was] about 800.”

Photo from the Badner Collection of our archives.

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Click on this link to see an amazing old postcard of Marlboro

December 3, 2009

Business Section of Marlboro, NY