William Rand Kenan Jr’s philanthropic gesture to Lockport has provided a cultural legacy for the region.
Following the Second World War, Dr. Walter Dornberger was one of many former Nazis who launched a second career in America’s space program.
One author shares the many reasons why he writes for WNY Heritage.
Were the Davenport Brothers truly in touch with the spiritual realm, or did they simply claim to be mediums to foster their careers as stage magicians?
Ed Tanner may never have seen the "Big Leagues," but he thrilled fans in Western New York for decades.
George Kennan's captivation with travel and Russia led him to expose the horrors of the exile system.
Royalton's Belva Lockwood was the first female to be admitted to the bar of the U.S. Supreme Court and was later also the first full-fledged female candidate for president.