Author Archives: Jason Sample

Reflections on the United States Entering World War I, 100 Years Later

Below is an article originally appearing in a Saturday insert of the Jamestown Post-Journal on April 1, 1967 on what was then the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Entering “The War to End All Wars.” The article was written by … Continue reading

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Chautauqua County Historical Society Holiday Open House is Dec. 11

WESTFIELD, N.Y. – Chautauqua County Historical Society will say goodbye to 2016 with its annual Holiday Open House on Sunday, Dec. 11 at the McClurg Museum in Westfield. The open house provides an annual opportunity for visitors to learn more … Continue reading

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Support Local History by Donating to Community Foundation’s #BigMatchDay on Giving Tuesday

WESTFIELD – Chautauqua County Historical Society (CCHS) is asking community members to consider donating to CCHS on #GivingTuesday. #GivingTuesday is a movement to create an international day of giving at the beginning of the Christmas and holiday season. #GivingTuesday was … Continue reading

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History of Ice Harvesting Lecture Set for Saturday, Nov. 12 in Dewittville

DEWITTVILLE, NY – The Chautauqua County Historical Society’s final lecture for 2016 will take attendees to the shore of Chautauqua Lake for a special presentation on the history of ice harvesting. Local historian and author Fletcher “Ned” Ward of Bemus … Continue reading

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Learn the “Seven C’s of Chautauqua County” at Audubon on Saturday, September 17

Did you know there are seven different waterways in Chautauqua County that begin with the letter “C” and each played a prominent role in the settlement and growth of various communities? You are invited to join the Chautauqua County Historical … Continue reading

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Chautauqua County History Fair is August 13 – 14

50 different historical groups will be in Mayville, NY MAYVILLE, NY – Chautauqua County’s historical museums, associations and historians will come together in Mayville, Aug. 13 and 14 for a History Fair. The event will take place at Chautauqua Suites … Continue reading

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