Category Archives: Photos

A Brief History of the Chautauqua County Jail

Above is an image of the construction of the “new” county jail in 1939. A few days ago on the Chautauqua County Historical Society Facebook Page we shared an image of the fountain in Mayville Park – with the county … Continue reading

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Images of the Past – More from the Tranquist Collection

The following five images are from the Chautauqua County Historical Society’s Tranquist Collection. The society has nearly 2000 images in the collection, many of which feature various people and communities from throughout Chautauqua County. Thanks to trustee Niles Dening, many … Continue reading

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Images from the 2011 Westfield Antique Show

View Images from the 2011 Westfield Antique Show, which took place July 16 and 17 and was sponsored by the Chautauqua County Historical Society. All images taken by CCHS Trustee Niles Dening.

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Images of the Past – Town of Harmony

The following five images are from the Chautauqua County Historical Society’s Tranquist Collection. The society has nearly 2000 images in the collection, many of which feature various people and communities from throughout Chautauqua County. Thanks to trustee Niles Dening, many … Continue reading

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Where is this? – Question answered!

We are happy to find an old postcard that identified the location of an earlier blog post to the “Where is this?” category.  You can view the original post. Writing on this new find, ID’s it as the Panama, New … Continue reading

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Historical Society’s 2011 Fundraiser a Great Success

The Chautauqua County Historical Society would like to say “Thank You” to all who helped to make Re/Union – our 2011 fundraiser – a huge success. The event took place at the historic McClurg Museum (home of the CCHS) and featured delicious food, wonderful music and nearly 100 generous supporters of local history. Continue reading

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