Founded in 1859 by three German churches, Concordia Cemetery has served the changing East Side community ever since. Today, the stories of its “residents” continue to be preserved through a variety of efforts and events.
Three centuries ago, French traders established this small, but important site in what is now Lewiston.
Frederick Douglass' 1851 tour of Allegany County provides some unique insights into the philosophy and tactics of this iconic slave-turned-abolitionist.
An article in Western New York Heritage prompted a local cemetery to take action in memorializing two of Buffalo's scholastic pioneers.
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.
In the mid-1950s, urban renewal hit Buffalo resulting in the city's oldest housing stock demolished.
Growing up on a dead-end street meant anything but a dead-end life. These recollections of an era gone by will no doubt kindle familiar memories for many.
A century ago, thousands of newly immigrated Poles risked everything for a chance to free their homeland from oppression—in spite of the prejudices they experienced in "the Land of the Free."