Tag Archives: Alonzo Cushing

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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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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Medal of Honor Display Highlights Historical Society’s Annual Summer Gala

WESTFIELD, NY – The Chautauqua County Historical Society is inviting residents and supporters of local history to attend the 2015 Summer Gala and fundraiser on June 13 in Westfield. The annual event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. … Continue reading

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Foote and the Anti-Slavery Movement Kicks off 2015 Program Schedule

Note: The following article originally appeared in the historical society’s February 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, … Continue reading

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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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Bicentennial Biographies No. 126 – 130

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring  Reuben Fenton (Carroll), Thomas Horan (Dunkirk), Alonzo Cushing and William Cushing (Fredonia) and David Parker (Ashville). Originally broadcast on local radio stations July 4 – July 8, 2011. No. 126 – … Continue reading

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