The Allegany School of Natural History was an interesting partnership between the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences and Allegany State Park. Here we share some images from these early 1920s camps.
You may not recognize his name, but most people will recognize at least one of the many characters this Buffalo native helped bring to life.
We break with tradition to provide a unique “past and present” look at this enduring annual event.
Named one of the past century’s most influential Western New Yorkers, Chauncey Hamlin was a politician, a conservationist and a key figure in the development of the Buffalo Museum of Science and the field of museology nationwide.
What began with a pair of deer now includes bears, gorillas, giraffes, elephants and dozens of other animals. Explore the long history of the Buffalo Zoo — the third oldest zoo in the nation.
The Fenton History Center provides a series of images from the early-1900s showing winter life in Jamestown and Chautauqua County.
H.H. Richardson's towers get the publicity but the land now used by Buffalo State College was much more than a psychiatric ward. The author remembers her childhood growing up on the farm that served the Buffalo State Hospital in the 1920s and 30s.
Herman Grieb, a renowned taxidermist, created a unique and enduring legacy. His works continue to appeal to hunters and nature-lovers.