The Grand Canyon of the East has been a tourist location since the 1830s, but it has also faced numerous threats from developers who sought to utilize the Middle Falls as a source of power.
Red Jacket, whose Indian name was Sa-Go-Ye-Wat-Ha, is well-known in Western New York as a great Seneca orator.
The Tolliver House, landmark of early Buffalo, was built more than a century ago by Humphrey Tolliver, reportedly a runaway slave.
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.
Part II of our look at La Salle’s “Grand Enterprise” completes this compelling re-evaluation of the Griffon’s design, as well as the final stages of the explorer’s westward adventures.
The winners in our 2013 student essay contest delve into Tuscarora beadwork, a historic Lockport barn and the wonder of Niagara Falls.
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.
The story of La Salle's exploration of the Great Lakes is well known, but many mysteries surround his ship, the Griffon. The first part of this two-part story presents new interpretations of this storied ship's design.