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 content is available in the Winter 2004 Issue.
Join us on an aerial tour of all eight counties of Western New York.
We explore some lesser-seen cataracts, courtesy of a 1920s rotogravure.
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.