A history of the legal, financial and physical problems of opening Western New York to settlement, with emphasis on how the great survey of 1797 to 1800 was carried out by chief surveyor, Joseph Ellicott.
The full article is available in the Winter 2004 Issue.
As this winter's snow melts and sunshine returns to the area, our thoughts move to the National Pastime. We take a look at some lesser-known big leaguers who left their mark on baseball in the late-19th and early-20th centuries.
The Director of the Pedaling History Bicycle Museum shares his discovery of a landmark building complete with rare interior descriptions.
The adventuresome life of this pioneer merchant is intertwined with several major formative events in Niagara Frontier history. In 1840, Thompson also became the first popularly elected mayor of Buffalo.