See the Old Photo Album in the Summer 2010 issue for rare and colorful images of the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens in the last century, with historical details by editor Douglas DeCroix.
In 1794, George Washington promised the Seneca Nation that their land in the Allegheny Valley would be theirs forever, but floods and pollution in Pittsburgh caused later generations to renege on his promise.
Thanks to the ground-breaking ideas of Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, the beautiful Buffalo park and parkway system was the first of its kind in the world.
In the late 1800s, piles of lumber stretched for miles as the Twin Cities of Tonawanda and North Tonawanda developed around the harbor and the surging lumber industry.
We revisit the intriguing story a Bell P-39 fighter’s trip to the Soviet Union.
Recently, Buffalo State College graduate student Emily Hamilton was part of a team which undertook a unique conservation challenge. Their work on a piece of Grover Cleveland’s wedding cake and two associated boxes provides an interesting look into this unsung art.
In 1966 M&T Bank entombed a time capsule within One M&T Plaza’s cornerstone. While replacing the plaza’s stone exterior recently, workers unearthed the capsule. Here we take another look at the capsule and Buffalo in 1966.
Tour the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens inside and out as they looked 100 years ago.