Abraham Lincoln visited Western New York several times throughout his life, even getting snowed in at Little Valley. Alan Manchester looks at the evidence to determine when Lincoln stopped at the Cattaraugus County town.
Not everyone in Western New York in the late 1800s was a fan of the drink. Fredonia’s Women’s Temperance Union took a stand against alcohol in December 1873, successfully closing many drinking establishments and laying the roots for the national W.C.T.U..
In 1870, Patrick Kane opened a bar on this wedge-shaped plot and, in 1874, built the structure above to be a bar and boardinghouse.
McLeod's Hotel and Restaurant, a well-known railroad hotel, corner of Exchange Street and Wells, downtown Buffalo.
The widely-accepted story of W.E.B. DuBois’ venue choice for the inaugural meeting of the Niagara Movement cites racial discrimination as the cause. Recent research by local scholars, however, suggests that this was not the case at all.
Prompted by the $1.3 million sale of the Towers, we take a look at the history of the former Hotel Statler.
It's hard to imagine the immense hotels bustling with halcyon summer activities. Lakewood, near Jamestown, was like a self-contained fairyland utopia, the essence of a resort community.
Springville's 127-year-old historic Leland House met a fiery demise recently. A tribute to its historic roots.