Long before America went “over there,” Western New York had to cope with some unique realities in the opening years of the First World War. In part one of a three-part series, we look at a usually peaceful region during the years of true neutrality.
The full content is available in the Summer 2015 Issue.
John Knox MacArthur shot down six enemy planes and won the Distinguished Service Cross fighting in the skies above France. Remember the daring ace from Buffalo that met his demise in the Great War.
Our executive director travels to several European scenes that were featured in a pair of our 2019 stories, and visits the locations where Western New Yorkers made history.
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.