Louis Le Couteulx stood out among the early settlers. The adventurous representative of a famed French family was the first Catholic to settle in Buffalo. He was also the first philanthropist.
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In the mid-19th century, the Ebenezer Society settled in Western New York. Though they left after just 20 years, their legacy can still be felt throughout present-day West Seneca.
The Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York shares images, past and present, of our region's rich Hispanic culture.
The Erie Canal opened the West-- but getting there could be a deadly gamble, as this 1841 tragedy demonstrated.