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.
Scottish immigrant-turned-reformer, William Lyon Mackenzie, attempted to effect changes in Upper Canada's government by attempting to set up his own country--with a little help from the neighbors.
With the signing of the U.N. Charter in San Francisco in June 1945, the race was on to find a suitable location for the organization’s headquarters. And hundreds of cities from around the United States—and the world—sought to plead their case.
A century ago, thousands of newly immigrated Poles risked everything for a chance to free their homeland from oppression—in spite of the prejudices they experienced in "the Land of the Free."