In the summer of 1843, Frederick Douglass spent ten days in Buffalo that would help define him as a leading voice of the abolitionist cause.
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The man who attempted to subdue President McKinley's assassin enjoyed both fame and obscurity as a result of his efforts at Buffalo's Pan American Exposition.
John E. Brent’s architectural contributions to Buffalo and the surrounding areas often went uncredited because of his race. Today historians are working on tracking down Brent’s projects and giving him the recognition he deserves.
As the General Conference got underway in 1860, a growing rift within the Methodist faith, over issues of slavery and paid seating, resulted in the creation of Free Methodism right here in Western New York.