Was the Alden black water a cure for rheumatism? Or an excuse to spend time in the country air? Either way, the town was never the same again.
The full article is available in the Spring 2002 Issue.
Wilson Greatbach has been at the heart of genius since inventing the pacemaker 45 years ago. He continues to explores new worlds for the benefit of mankind.
Today the name Letchworth is associated with the state park on the edge of Wyoming and Livingston counties, but the man for which the park is named had a successful business and philanthropic career as well.
As the Erie Canal opened up the nation's interior to the industrialized East, businessmen were eager to exploit the now-accessible natural resources of Western New York. Stephen White and the East Boston Timber Company found just what they were looking for on Grand Island.