We take a look at the origins—and remnants—of what was once called “Buffalo’s Two-Million-Dollar Playground.”
A extra from our Spring 2022 issue, featuring a rundown of some of the rides from Buffalo's $2 million playground.
Ignoring the cries for human rights and basic human decency, President Millard Fillmore opted to support the Fugitive Slave Act in an attempt to prevent civil war and preserve the Union.
Sold like a draft animal in 1793, Chloe Cooley's horrific ordeal set into motion a series of events that would eventually result in the elimination of slavery in British North America.
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.
Frederick Douglass' 1851 tour of Allegany County provides some unique insights into the philosophy and tactics of this iconic slave-turned-abolitionist.
Today, Canadians remember William Lyon Mackenzie in a variety of ways, which often differ from how Americans view this controversial figure.