Category Archives: News & Notices

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

Year Without a Summer Highlights 2016 CCHS Annual Meeting on April 16

The Chautauqua County Historical Society will hold its 2016 annual meeting on Saturday, April 16 at the Westfield Methodist Church in Westfield. The meeting will give members an opportunity to learn more about some of the organization’s highlights over the … Continue reading

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2016 County Historical Society Program Schedule Begins in April with Presentation on ‘The Year without a Summer’

WESTFIELD – The Chautauqua County Historical Society’s (CCHS) programming committee has finalized its 2016 Program Schedule with several unique lectures and events planned. Highlighting this year’s program schedule is a lecture on the 200th anniversary of The Year Without a … Continue reading

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County Historical Society Holiday Open House is Dec. 6

WESTFIELD, N.Y. – The Chautauqua County Historical Society will say goodbye to 2015 with its annual Holiday Open House on Sunday, Dec. 6 at the McClurg Museum in Westfield. The “Just Desserts” open house allows visitors an opportunity to learn … Continue reading

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Restoration of Historic Fountain in Westfield Underway, Support Still Needed

Casey Huber (left), and Fredonia Boy Scout Troup 267 uncovering the 1820 gold fish pond. Over 80 conch shells were discovered in the dirt from the 1870s dirt fill. (submitted photo) WESTFIELD, NY (Aug. 31, 2015) – For many years … Continue reading

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CCHS Receives Uniform of Fallen Westfield Soldier Killed While on Duty in Afghanistan

Note: The following article appears in the historical society’s June 2015 edition of our Timelines newsletter. Timelines is exclusive to all CCHS members, who receive the newsletter as part of their annual membership. To become a CCHS member, print, fill … Continue reading

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Historical Society’s Annual Picnic, Lecture on Pioneer Winemakers is June 17

Historian John Slater will be the featured presenter during the Chautauqua County Historical Society’s annual picnic on Wednesday, June 17 at the Grape Discovery Center in Westfield, N.Y. WESTFIELD, N.Y. – The Chautauqua County Historical Society would like to invite … Continue reading

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