The story of one local family illustrates how an entire group of people nationwide were impacted by a series of unjust immigration restrictions.
An upcoming summer event at the Commercial Slip blends history and interpretive dance.
In the mid-19th century, the Ebenezer Society settled in Western New York. Though they left after just 20 years, their legacy can still be felt throughout present-day West Seneca.
On the surface, the Devil’s Hole “Massacre” of 1763 seemed to be a violent slaughter of British soldiers by the Seneca Indians. But new research reveals this event may instead be the earliest recorded job action in Western New York.
For centuries, people of all backgrounds and walks of life have recorded their impressions of Niagara Falls. Jack Wysocki provides a survey of these viewpoints, as well as the accompanying development — good and bad — of one of Western New York's most significant geographic features.
Traditional, yet progressive, the sister of “Grant’s Indian” left a lasting impact on both the Victorian and Native societies she touched.
After fighting to preserve the Union in the American Civil War, hundreds of Irish immigrants were eager to win their homeland's freedom from the United Kingdom. Although the Fenian Brotherhood failed in its mission to capture Canada, the cross-border raids would have a lasting impact.
For more than 75 years, Buffalo's Colored Musicians Club has offered members a place to practice, perform and listen to the music they love. It is the only club of its kind continually operating to this day, drawing visitors from across the world.