Frederick Douglass' 1851 tour of Allegany County provides some unique insights into the philosophy and tactics of this iconic slave-turned-abolitionist.
One of the many beautiful churches in Buffalo is remembered.
When fire broke out at the Fredonia Baptist Church in May 2018, it threatened to wipe away 165 years of history in the village.
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?
Lost for decades, the reliquary of St. Joseph's Cathedral is a stunning work of art and a moving testament of faith. Paul Lubienecki helps to unravel the mysteries of its origins and creation.
The infamous Fox sisters are no strangers to our pages. But here we focus on the team of Buffalo doctors who came very close to cracking the case of their mysterious "rappings."
What began as a small church band has evolved to become one of Western New York's most unique musical ensembles.
Not everyone in Western New York in the late 1800s was a fan of the drink. Fredonia’s Women’s Temperance Union took a stand against alcohol in December 1873, successfully closing many drinking establishments and laying the roots for the national W.C.T.U..