Asa Ransom was one of Western New York's most intriguing—yet mysterious—early pioneers. We take a look back at his life and accomplishments.
The full article is available in the Winter 2019 Issue.
The editor takes a look at famed artist Thomas Cole's work relating to WNY.
The adventuresome life of this pioneer merchant is intertwined with several major formative events in Niagara Frontier history. In 1840, Thompson also became the first popularly elected mayor of Buffalo.
Named one of the past century’s most influential Western New Yorkers, Chauncey Hamlin was a politician, a conservationist and a key figure in the development of the Buffalo Museum of Science and the field of museology nationwide.