Curator Lenora Henson offers an insider’s view of recent efforts to restore the landscape surrounding the Wilcox house to that which greeted Theodore Roosevelt at his presidential inauguration in 1901.
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.
It’s been 150 years of innovation for the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society and the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy. This is how it all began.
Research and renovation efforts are reviving this early 19th century home and farmstead to create a cultural heritage site for visitors to enjoy.
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.
This 1939 Army barracks bore witness to much of Fort Niagara’s colorful 20th century history. Now proposed plans may once again breathe life into this local treasure of military architecture.
During World War II, Western New York sent thousands of aircraft to the Allies through Lend-Lease. The recent return of one of them provides an opportunity to explore the larger significance of that contribution.
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.