Self Guided Walking Tour of Glens Falls

Discover our community’s history at your leisure on your own.

Below is a link to the Warren County NY History and Culture Mapper. Here you will find an online historic walking tour starting from the Chapman Museum, as well as national register sites, cemeteries, and more within Warren County.

Walking Tour

Chapman Challenge in a circle with green Chapman Logo in center

A Glens Falls – Queensbury Scavenger Hunt

Take on these “missions” to explore our community.  Some are locations that are part of local history; others are just for  fun.  Finish 20 out of 35 and earn a Chapman Challenge pin.

For the list of Missions and a printable checklist go to CHALLENGE

2021 Finishers: 1. Heather and Kelly Bakross; 2. Marguerite Saunders; 3. Annika, Derek & Luke Longo and Tyce Mulder; 4. Jeanne Philion-Nichols and Sue Philion; 5. Stacey Baker and Molly Baker; 6. Cassandra Distilli and John LaVigne; 7. Beth Thomson; 8. Greg and Michelle Bussing

Movie Nights at the Chapman 

Little Shop of Horrors (1960)

Wednesday, October 20th at 7pm

Hot cider will be provided.

Gulliver’s Travels (1939)

Wednesday, November 17th at 7pm

Bring pillows and blankets to set up on the floor. Chairs will still be provided.

It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)

Wednesday, December 15th at 7pm

Hot cocoa will be provided.

For these programs, please call or email Maureen to make a reservation.  (518)793-2826 or [email protected]

Masks are currently required at all in-person events at the museum, regardless of vaccination status.

Family Craft Nights

Pumpkin Craft

Wednesday, October 6th from 5-7pm at the Chapman

Participants will learn about the importance of Victorian Era vegetable gardens and make yarn pumpkins using balloons. Cost is $5/person.

DIY Holiday Craft

Wednesday, December 1st from 5-8pm at the Chapman

Participants will have the chance to choose from four different Holiday themed crafts to create and bring home. Cost is $5/person and crafters can come and go within the three hour period.

For these programs, please call or email Maureen to make a reservation.  (518)793-2826 or [email protected]

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Talk: Halfway Brook: Small Stream/Big Story

Speaker: Tim Weidner

At 7pm at the Chapman

Description: Director Tim Weidner will share the geographic history of the brook from the 1750’s to the early 21st Century – from its colonial role in military campaigns, through 19th C. industrial development, to the environmental issues of the present day.

Seating is limited; reservations required.
Call (518)793-2826.

Masks are required for in-person events at the museum at this time.

The program will be recorded and uploaded to YouTube.  We will send out a notice when it is available.