Traces the history of the house where President McKinley stayed during his visit to Buffalo in 1901. Also where he was brought following his assassination
John V. Wolf, born of German immigrants, established his store at the corner of Strauss and Genesee Streets, across from the Williams Funeral Home.
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.
From the McKinley assassination to the Lackawanna Six, Western New York has seen its share of seditious activity, both real and imagined.
Ellsworth Statler got his start as a bellboy before he ever arrived in Buffalo. This is the story of the man who transformed the hotel industry and built the Hotel Statler on Niagara Square.
As Buffalo’s Electric Tower celebrates its hundredth anniversary, we showcase some of its brightest days.
When photography was still a revolutionary art and science, C.D. Arnold gained notoriety among architects by capturing the great buildings of Europe and America on film. Arnold worked out of Buffalo for much of his life, photographing, among other things, the Pan-American Exposition of 1901.
The Pan-American Exposition's "Streets of Mexico," on the Midway, was one of the fair's largest exhibits and biggest draws.