Lewiston retains a fierce pride in its history, and we present an engaging look at the village over the past century and a half, courtesy of the Historical Association of Lewiston.
When Peter A. Porter died in 1864, many suggested an elegy he penned for a close friend could, indeed, be applied to himself. The mention of a Harvard classmate in the elegy prompted a quest to learn more about both young men during their college years at Harvard.
William Rand Kenan Jr’s philanthropic gesture to Lockport has provided a cultural legacy for the region.
Following the Second World War, Dr. Walter Dornberger was one of many former Nazis who launched a second career in America’s space program.
Our look back over the past 20 years of Western New York Heritage magazine continues with a survey of some of the many architecture-related stories that have graced our pages.
Fort Niagara's two 1917 training camps prepared thousands of officers for service "Over There."
Royalton's Belva Lockwood was the first female to be admitted to the bar of the U.S. Supreme Court and was later also the first full-fledged female candidate for president.
The end of the Second World War signaled the beginning of the Cold War, and with it the need to defend the industry and population of the Niagara Frontier from a potential onslaught by Soviet bombers. Such an attack never occurred, but we examine the various measures that were taken to shield our region from nuclear obliteration.