Robert Jackson, a southern tier farm-boy and well-loved "country lawyer," went on to become an illustrious U.S. Supreme Court Justice and the lead prosecutor for the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials.
The Chautauqua Literacy and Scientific Circle celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2003. It's history reflects that of the Chautauqua Institution itself.
In the late 1920s, Frank Lloyd Wright was asked to design an automobile filling station by former client and friend, William R. Heath. The chosen site was on Michigan and Cherry in Buffalo. What happened?
Harold Arlen created an extraordinary number of hit songs that have become a part of the American scene. Sadly, this Buffalo native remains largely unknown in his hometown.
Special to WNY Heritage, from our Washington correspondent, Mark Russell.
Buffalo received the focus of all eyes in the world of golf when, for two days in the month of August 1912, its most revered club hosted the USGA Men's Open Championship.
The city park was once home to the Country Club of Buffalo prior to its move to Amherst.
What did Western New Yorkers do for summer fun in the late 1880s? Where did they go? To the shore! The region offered a plethora of pleasure parks. Their history is as varied as the amusements they offered.