Almost 30 of the 2,223 passengers on the Titanic had connections with Western New York.
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The Erie Canal opened the West-- but getting there could be a deadly gamble, as this 1841 tragedy demonstrated.
Though living in Western New York since 1956, Alberta Deinhart still vividly remembers that Sunday morning in December 1941.
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.