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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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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

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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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9th NY Cavalry Encampment Returns to Westfield June 10 Through June 12, 2016

WESTFIELD, NY – The annual tradition of the 9th NY Cavalry encampment is once again ready to take place in Westfield’s Moore Park. “Standing Ground: a Civil War Living History Event” will run from Friday, June 10 through Sunday, June … Continue reading

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