Lockport-born Othniel Marsh was one of the late 19th century's top paleontologists, but his feud with Edward Cope divided the scientific community and forever tarnished both men’s reputations.
The Allegany School of Natural History was an interesting partnership between the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences and Allegany State Park. Here we share some images from these early 1920s camps.
1167 William Street, directly across from the New York Central Stock Yards was the home of the East Buffalo Live Stock Exchange Company in 1901.
The ways that public transportation has gotten Western New Yorkers en route since 1834.
Roger Tory Peterson wrote the book on bird identification. A museum in his hometown, Jamestown, NY, designed by Robert A.M. Stern, celebrates the naturalist's art and his life's work.
For the first half of the 20th century, Cuba, NY, was the cheese capital of the world – the heart of Western New York's booming cheese-making industry. WNY's history of cheese production continues to this day.
Herman Grieb, a renowned taxidermist, created a unique and enduring legacy. His works continue to appeal to hunters and nature-lovers.
H.H. Richardson's towers get the publicity but the land now used by Buffalo State College was much more than a psychiatric ward. The author remembers her childhood growing up on the farm that served the Buffalo State Hospital in the 1920s and 30s.