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Chautauqua County Represented at Battle of Gettysburg

2013 marks the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg (July 1-3, 1863). To commemorate the anniversary of what many consider the most important battle to ever take place in the Western Hemisphere, we spent July 1 through July 3 … Continue reading

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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. 196 – 200

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Horace Greeley (Clymer), George W. Patterson (Westfield), Richard T. Ely (Ripley), Aaron Hall (Charlotte, Westfield and Jamestown) and Obed Edson (Sinclairville). Originally broadcast on local radio stations Oct. 10 – … Continue reading

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Aaron Hall – Bicentennial Biography No. 199

Aaron Hall was born in Otsego County on March 9, 1830 to Jacob and Eliza Woodburn Hall. In June of that year, his family came to Chautauqua County to live in a log cabin in the Town of Charlotte built … Continue reading

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George Patterson – Bicentennial Biography No. 197

George W. Patterson was born on Nov. 11, 1799 in Londonderry, N.H. to Thomas and Elizabeth (Wallace) Patterson. He was the youngest of twelve children, eleven of whom lived to mature age. Patterson received a common school and an academic … Continue reading

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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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