Sergeant George Tipping was one of hundreds of Buffalo Irishmen who joined the ranks of the Union Army. His rare collection of original letters provides a look at one family’s struggle with the familiar themes of war, separation and survival.
Thanks to a successful partnership between county and conservancy, the largest of the Erie County parks has been experiencing a renaissance in recent years. Here we look at the park’s creation, decline and how it is bouncing back.
The 113-year-old vessel worked the Erie Canal and the Great Lakes for nearly a century. Today, it operates as a teaching tug, but the years of wear and tear require extensive repairs.
The debate over the Chautauqua Amphitheater has dominated the news in recent months. Brian Berg reflects on the structure’s significant history and looks at the options available as the community struggles with this important regional and national preservation issue.
A local organization is making positive strides to document and preserve our region’s Hispanic heritage.
A group of heritage-minded developers are helping to make Buffalo's renaissance a reality.
Wondering how to research your home or property’s history? Our author presents an introductory overview on how to get started!
For over 250 years, this important artifact has struggled to survive. Now it is in danger once again.