The Chautauqua Literacy and Scientific Circle celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2003. It's history reflects that of the Chautauqua Institution itself.
In the summer of 1912, a dock at a Grand Island resort collapsed, with tragic consequences.
From inside the shelter of a privileged life, she started to help people anonymously. Now the foundation she started has taken on a life of its own.
One of the most unique historical sites and national military treasure is filled with murals documenting the moments in history.