From his pioneering expedition to the North Pole to his retirement in East Aurora and Amherst, explorer Frederick Cook's polar conquest was debated – until now.
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Asa Ransom was one of Western New York's most intriguing—yet mysterious—early pioneers. We take a look back at his life and accomplishments.
The Erie Canal opened the West-- but getting there could be a deadly gamble, as this 1841 tragedy demonstrated.
The first African American recipient of a Jesse Ketchum medal exemplifies what is possible when one perseveres.