William Rand Kenan Jr’s philanthropic gesture to Lockport has provided a cultural legacy for the region.
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.
South Buffalo native Chauncey Olcott entertained audiences with his songs and musical productions, simultaneously changing the nation’s perception of the Irish.
The end of the Second World War signaled the beginning of the Cold War, and with it the need to defend the industry and population of the Niagara Frontier from a potential onslaught by Soviet bombers. Such an attack never occurred, but we examine the various measures that were taken to shield our region from nuclear obliteration.
A photographic tour of the finely furnished 183-year-old Bond House, Lockport's first brick home.
From its beginning on the Erie Canal, Lockport grew as a city. A pictorial look at components of its distinctive history.
The Van Horn Mansion has deep roots in Niagara County history. The prominent brick building, dating back to 1823, is being restored to reflect the glory days of the Van Horn family.
Lockport artist Raphael Beck was best known for designing the 1901 Pan-Am logo but he also left behind an extensive body of work. Coming from a family of artists, Beck's skill and versatility are shown here.