Category Archives: News & Notices

Place for current information relating to the Chautauqua County Historical Society and McClurg Museum

Chautauqua County: A Place Fit for a President

Note: This article originally appeared in the Fall 2016 edition of Timelines, the Chautauqua County Historical Society’s quarterly newsletter. All members of the historical society receive the news letter as part of their annual $20 membership fee. You can sign … Continue reading

Posted in News & Notices | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Armistice Day Centennial, Return of Annual Picnic Highlight 2018 CCHS Program Schedule

WESTFIELD – The Chautauqua County Historical Society’s (CCHS) programming committee has finalized its 2018 Program Schedule with several unique lectures and events planned. Highlighting this year’s program schedule is a collaboration with local historians from across the county in November … Continue reading

Posted in News & Notices | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in News & Notices | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in News & Notices | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in News & Notices | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Proposed Amendment to CCHS Constitution

Notice:  Proposed Amendment to our CCHS Constitution for membership review.  This notification of a proposed amendment to the CCHS constitution, appears here on the CCHS Blog and on our website in PDF form.  It also appears in print on page … Continue reading

Posted in News & Notices | Leave a comment