Category Archives: News & Notices

Place for current information relating to the Chautauqua County Historical Society and McClurg Museum

History of Ice Harvesting Lecture Set for Saturday, Nov. 12 in Dewittville

DEWITTVILLE, NY – The Chautauqua County Historical Society’s final lecture for 2016 will take attendees to the shore of Chautauqua Lake for a special presentation on the history of ice harvesting. Local historian and author Fletcher “Ned” Ward of Bemus … Continue reading

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Proposed Amendment to CCHS Constitution

Notice:  Proposed Amendment to our CCHS Constitution for membership review.  This notification of a proposed amendment to the CCHS constitution, appears here on the CCHS Blog and on our website in PDF form.  It also appears in print on page … Continue reading

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Learn the “Seven C’s of Chautauqua County” at Audubon on Saturday, September 17

Did you know there are seven different waterways in Chautauqua County that begin with the letter “C” and each played a prominent role in the settlement and growth of various communities? You are invited to join the Chautauqua County Historical … Continue reading

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Chautauqua County History Fair is August 13 – 14

50 different historical groups will be in Mayville, NY MAYVILLE, NY – Chautauqua County’s historical museums, associations and historians will come together in Mayville, Aug. 13 and 14 for a History Fair. The event will take place at Chautauqua Suites … Continue reading

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9th NY Cavalry Encampment Returns to Westfield June 10 Through June 12, 2016

WESTFIELD, NY – The annual tradition of the 9th NY Cavalry encampment is once again ready to take place in Westfield’s Moore Park. “Standing Ground: a Civil War Living History Event” will run from Friday, June 10 through Sunday, June … Continue reading

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2016 County Historical Society Summer Gala is June 11 in Westfield

WESTFIELD – The Chautauqua County Historical Society is inviting its members and the community to help support the preservation of local history by attending its Gala Fundraiser – “Standing Ground” – on Saturday, June 11 in Westfield. The event will … Continue reading

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