The Panic of 1893 moved a number of "industrial armies" to act on their economic troubles by marching on Washington. One of these groups only got as far as Cheektowaga, however.
When fire broke out at the Fredonia Baptist Church in May 2018, it threatened to wipe away 165 years of history in the village.
Join us on an aerial tour of all eight counties of Western New York.
Though not as well-known as a Burchfield or a Sisti, this quintet of mid-20th century artists found inspiration in Chautauqua County's pastoral landscapes, charting careers that are worthy of greater recognition.
A jack of many trades, the story of William A. Hart provides an interesting look into 19th century America and the beginnings of what would become the middle class.
It may come as no surprise to learn that Dunkirk, NY, takes its name from the French city on the English Channel. But the way in which this occurred makes for a unique and interesting story.
The Chautauqua Literacy and Scientific Circle celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2003. It's history reflects that of the Chautauqua Institution itself.
Robert Jackson, a southern tier farm-boy and well-loved "country lawyer," went on to become an illustrious U.S. Supreme Court Justice and the lead prosecutor for the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials.