Three centuries ago, French traders established this small, but important site in what is now Lewiston.
Today, Canadians remember William Lyon Mackenzie in a variety of ways, which often differ from how Americans view this controversial figure.
Scottish immigrant-turned-reformer, William Lyon Mackenzie, attempted to effect changes in Upper Canada's government by attempting to set up his own country--with a little help from the neighbors.
Join us on an aerial tour of all eight counties of Western New York.
Lewiston retains a fierce pride in its history, and we present an engaging look at the village over the past century and a half, courtesy of the Historical Association of Lewiston.
When Peter A. Porter died in 1864, many suggested an elegy he penned for a close friend could, indeed, be applied to himself. The mention of a Harvard classmate in the elegy prompted a quest to learn more about both young men during their college years at Harvard.
William Rand Kenan Jr’s philanthropic gesture to Lockport has provided a cultural legacy for the region.