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Bicentennial Biographies No. 181 – 185

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Samuel Carlson (Jamestown), Stan Lundine (Jamestown), Jess J. Present (Jamestown and Bemus Point), Roy Orton (Ripley) and Julian Buesink (Findley Lake). Originally broadcast on local radio stations Sept. 19 – … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies No. 166 – 170

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Robert H. Jackson (Frewsburg and Jamestown), Herman Cooper (Fredonia), Nathan Brown (Ellington and Jamestown), Murray Norcross Shelton (Dunkirk) and Jehuu Caulcrick (Clymer/Findley lake). Originally broadcast on local radio stations Aug. 29 … Continue reading

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Lloyd Moore – Bicentennial Biography No. 30

When it comes to stock car racing, no event is bigger than the Daytona 500. The roots of the Daytona 500 go back to the early 1950s, when several short-track races were held on Daytona Beach. And one of the drivers who took part in one of those races was Chautauqua County’s own Lloyd Moore… Continue reading

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Alexander Findley – Bicentennial Biography No. 19

Alexander Findley came to the United States from Northern Ireland with his family in 1790 and eventually settled in Northwestern Pennsylvania. During his youth, he would hunt and fish in an area that is now the town of Mina. He liked the area so much that in 1811, he purchase land next to a small lake… Continue reading

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