The first fully equipped female chemist in the county devoted her life to empowering women, young and old.
The first solo exhibition of this artist’s work highlights the business and beauty of the region’s waterways.
When rail magnate Dean Richmond and his wife Mary purchased their Batavia home, the modifications they made resulted in the area’s preeminent residence. We take a look at this stately home, both inside and out.
The Lafayette Violets adhered to their school's motto: Be Strong and of a Good Courage.
Video of a presentation by Executive Director Douglas DeCroix to the Historical Association of Lewiston on February 25, 2021. Presentation topic was a WNY-built P-39 Airacobra fighter, its journey to Russia and back home again.
The Board of Women Directors at the Pan Am used their power and social standing to overtly claim public space for women and challenge traditional Victorian gender norms.
Sold like a draft animal in 1793, Chloe Cooley's horrific ordeal set into motion a series of events that would eventually result in the elimination of slavery in British North America.
A religious zealot established a bizarre community in Chautauqua County, which included an eccentric and accomplished British politician and writer.