Once upon a time, the inhabitants learned to tanning Deer Skin from native american and many high quality Deer Leather were produced in this area.And many leather craftsman gathered in this area in search of high quality Deer Leather.
In 1800's. This area was named Gloversville and the technology of British Glove company “Dents" was brought in this area. From this area, Gloversville and Johnstown in the neighboring town were bases of the US glove manufacturing industry with more than 200 manufacturers. In 1893.Glove craftsman Elmer little emigrated to Gloversville to established own company “Elmer little & Sons". Elmer little & Sons became one of the most successful glove companies in the United States and they kept produce high quality gloves.