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Bicentennial Biographies – No. 191 – 195

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Samuel Hopkins Adams (Dunkirk), Loren and Walter Sessions (Clymer and Panama), Victor Rice (Mayville), Pauline G. Stitt (Frewsburg) and Katherine Bement Davis (Dunkirk). Originally broadcast on local radio stations Oct. … Continue reading

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Walter and Loren Sessions – Bicentennial Biography No. 192

The Sessions family was a successful and celebrated family from Panama. Walter Sessions was born in Brandon, Vermont on Oct. 4, 1820. Seven years later, his brother Loren Sessions was born, on Oct. 12, 1827. In about 1835, their family … Continue reading

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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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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. 96 – 100

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring George Hubbard (Panama), Brad Anderson (Portland and Brocton), James Townsend (Jamestown, Chautauqua, Lakewood and Bemus Point), Douglas Houghton (Fredona) and Abner Allen (Jamestown). Originally broadcast on local radio stations May 23 – May 27, 2011. Continue reading

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