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Bicentennial Biographies No. 111 – 115

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Henry Frisbee (Fredonia), Adolphus Fletcher (Jamestown), Samuel S. Whallon (Mayville), Clavin Rice (Westfield) and Julien T. Williams (Dunkirk). Originally broadcast on local radio stations June 13 – June 17, 2011. Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies No. 101 – 105

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Dr. Charles Welch (Westfield), William Carpenter (Dunkirk), Milton Fletcher (Jamestown), Jean Webster (Fredona) and The Howard Brothers (Fredonia). Originally broadcast on local radio stations May 30 – June 3, 2011. Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies – No. 91 – 95

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring William Seward (Westfield), Olive Risley Seward (Fredonia), Calista Jones (Jamestown), Horatio Brooks (Dunkirk) and Marion Dickerman (Westfield). Originally broadcast on local radio stations May 16 – May 20, 2011. Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies No. 51 – 55

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, featuring James Strang (Ellington), Ellen Yates Miller. (Jamestown), George Pullman (Brocton), Edith Ainge (Jamestown), and Gertrude Williams (Kennedy). Originally airing on local radio stations March 21 – March 28 2011. Continue reading

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Grace Bedell – Bicentennial Biography No. 31

Abraham Lincoln is not only considered one of America’s greatest presidents, but also one of the most identifiable, thanks in part to his beard. It’s fascinating to consider, then, that the roots of his iconic facial hair can be traced to Chautauqua County and an 11 year-old girl from Westfield… Continue reading

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