As a medical doctor and a military colonel, Cyrenius Chapin's reputation often preceded him along the Niagara Frontier. Erie County Historian Doug Kohler looks at the influential character.
The full content is available in the Winter 2010 Issue.
The following are excerpts from a Courier-Express article from July 16, 1939 by Robert B. Boltwood.
The story of La Salle's exploration of the Great Lakes is well known, but many mysteries surround his ship, the Griffon. The first part of this two-part story presents new interpretations of this storied ship's design.
In the War of 1812 the British successfully attacked Fort Niagara in the middle of winter. They retained the American garrison flag as a war trophy.