Early in his career, future governor William H. Seward had to institute a regime of palliative measures in order to quell the axe-wielding settlers' riot against the Holland Land Company when their farms were threatened with imminent foreclosure.
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The incredible 600-mile trek of a farmer and his family from Vermont to Western New York in 1811.
One of the most influential newspaper men in 19th Century America had connections right here in Western New York.
Olmsted’s bicentennial provides an opportunity to examine the impact of his Buffalo park system on the development of one of the city’s neighborhoods.