Category Archives: New Exhibits

CCHS Receives Uniform of Fallen Westfield Soldier Killed While on Duty in Afghanistan

Note: The following article appears in the historical society’s June 2015 edition of our Timelines newsletter. Timelines is exclusive to all CCHS members, who receive the newsletter as part of their annual membership. To become a CCHS member, print, fill … Continue reading

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Medal of Honor Display Highlights Historical Society’s Annual Summer Gala

WESTFIELD, NY – The Chautauqua County Historical Society is inviting residents and supporters of local history to attend the 2015 Summer Gala and fundraiser on June 13 in Westfield. The annual event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. … Continue reading

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U.S. Senator Schumer Requests Bedell Letters to be Displayed at McClurg Museum

WASHINGTON, DC (June 8, 2014) – U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer is asking the Detroit Public Library and the Benjamin Shapell Manuscript Foundation to lend two letters exchanged between Abraham Lincoln and Westfield native Grace Bedell to the Chautauqua County … Continue reading

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County Historical Society Summer Gala is June 8 in Westfield

The Chautauqua County Historical Society is inviting residents and supporters of local history to attend its annual fundraiser and gala on June 8 in Westfield. “A Joyful Sound” will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at the historic McClurg … Continue reading

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Historical Society Fundraiser Set for June 9 in Westfield

“Honoring the 9th” will pay tribute to 9th NY Cavalry of Westfield WESTFIELD, N.Y. – The Chautauqua County Historical Society is inviting residents and supporters of local history to attend its annual fundraiser and gala on June 9 in Westfield. … Continue reading

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Exhibit to Feature Work by Acclaimed Jamestown Photographer

MAYVILLE, N.Y. – One of the most prolific photographers in the history of Chautauqua County will be featured at the Bicentennial History Fair on Aug. 13 and 14 in Mayville. The Chautauqua County Historical Society plans to present an exhibit … Continue reading

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