The Erie Canal opened the West-- but getting there could be a deadly gamble, as this 1841 tragedy demonstrated.
Tracing a grandfather's battle with Chicago gang lord Al Capone leads back home.
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.
Back in April, we asked readers to share their memories, photos and artifacts with us-- and you delivered!
An article in Western New York Heritage prompted a local cemetery to take action in memorializing two of Buffalo's scholastic pioneers.
Our regional cemeteries represent a unique combination of art gallery, history museum, architectural collection and park—all rolled into one.
Red Jacket, whose Indian name was Sa-Go-Ye-Wat-Ha, is well-known in Western New York as a great Seneca orator.
Oakwood Cemetery, opened in 1852, was typical of the Rural Cemetery Movement — but far from ordinary. Designed by railroad engineer Theodore Judah, it’s the only cemetery with a section dedicated to Niagara’s daredevils.