Using period letters and primary sources, the author sheds light on the supposed “Niagara Falls peace negotiations” that were proposed less than a year before the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
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.
In the 1820s, Western New Yorkers turned on the Freemasons, and a new political party took hold, forever changing American politics and igniting the political career of a future U.S. president.
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.
There are some who feel that Dr. Roswell Park was the one man who could have saved President McKinley’s life in 1901. But the more important legacy was his vision for a multi-disciplinary approach to cancer.
Author Mark D. Evans shares his collection of Frances Folsom Cleveland memorabilia, the largest in the world. Advertisers and marketers capitalized on the Cleveland sensation as she brought grace, beauty and wit to the White House.
Presidential visits to WNY from James Monroe, Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Jackson.