Tag Archives: Falconer

Chautauqua County Historical Society Announces 2012 Event Schedule

Pulitzer Prize Winner to highlight lecture series (Editor’s Note: This post was updated on May 8, 2012 to reflect a change in date and time for Dr. Alan Taylor’s lecture. It will now take place Saturday, June 16 at 1 … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies No. 106 – 110

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Arthur R. Maytum (Fredonia), Aloysius A. and Richard J. Lutz (Dunkirk), Thomas J. Jeffords (Chautauqua), Brad Rendell (Falconer) and George Abbott (Forestville). Originally broadcast on local radio stations June 6 – June 10, 2011. Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies No. 56 – 60

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, featuring Lucile M. Wright (Jamestown), Evelynn Crandall (Kennedy), Harriet “Pantsy” Walker (Fredonia), Hugh Bedient (Falconer), and Benjamin F. Goodrich (Ripley). Originally airing on local radio stations March 28 – April 1, 2011. Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies No. 36 – 40

A collection of biographies from Chautauqua County, featuring Royal Keyes & William Breed (Jamestown), James McClurg (Westfield), Patrick Falconer (Falconer), William Broadhead (Jamestown), and Asahel Burnham (Arkwright)… Continue reading

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Edward Work – Bicentennial Biography No. 7

Most people in Chautauqua County know where Falconer is, but the community just to the east of Jamestown didn’t always go by that name. It was originally called “Worksburg” after Edward Work, who purchased the land from the Holland Land Company… Continue reading

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