Presidential visits to WNY from James Monroe, Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Jackson.
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Ignoring the cries for human rights and basic human decency, President Millard Fillmore opted to support the Fugitive Slave Act in an attempt to prevent civil war and preserve the Union.
Abraham Lincoln visited Western New York several times throughout his life, even getting snowed in at Little Valley. Alan Manchester looks at the evidence to determine when Lincoln stopped at the Cattaraugus County town.
A subscriber provides an additional anecdote about the vice president's visit to Buffalo, shortly before ascending to the Oval Office.