Three centuries ago, French traders established this small, but important site in what is now Lewiston.
Asa Ransom was one of Western New York's most intriguing—yet mysterious—early pioneers. We take a look back at his life and accomplishments.
Over 17 summers, students and other volunteers worked with faculty from SUNY Buffalo State and SUNY Buffalo to excavate an Iroquoian site in West Seneca. Their results provide an excellent case study for the value of archaeology.
Niagara Falls had been a trade center long before the falls became world famous. As tourism in the region grew, so did the demand for the beautiful beadwork made by the Tuscarora Artisans.
Recent archaeological excavations by the Allegheny Valley Project in Cattaraugus County have shed some light on pre-contact Natives, but have also raised more questions about their lifestyle.
The Grand Canyon of the East has been a tourist location since the 1830s, but it has also faced numerous threats from developers who sought to utilize the Middle Falls as a source of power.
Red Jacket, whose Indian name was Sa-Go-Ye-Wat-Ha, is well-known in Western New York as a great Seneca orator.
The Tolliver House, landmark of early Buffalo, was built more than a century ago by Humphrey Tolliver, reportedly a runaway slave.