Early in his career, future governor William H. Seward had to institute a regime of palliative measures in order to quell the axe-wielding settlers' riot against the Holland Land Company when their farms were threatened with imminent foreclosure.
A chance find in a semi-related album yields some fascinating photos of a pioneering event in aviation history.
Three centuries ago, French traders established this small, but important site in what is now Lewiston.
Created as a pioneering facility for epileptic patients, we look at the rise and fall of this Livingston County community, portions of which survive today under very different circumstances.
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.
Three town historians help us to mark a milestone occasion for a group of Buffalo's bucolic Southtowns.
A reader-submitted photo sheds light on an historic corner and its roots in the early history of Buffalo.
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.