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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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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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