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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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Historical Society to Present “Day in the Life” Series on Facebook in 2013

Project to focus on 1863 Civil War Diary of Capt. B. J. Coffin of the 9th NY Cavalry Starting the week of Jan. 13, 2013, the Chautauqua County Historical Society will feature diary entries from Capt. Benjamin “B. J.” J. … 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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Bicentennial Biographies No. 121 – 125

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring  John Heyl Vincent, Lewis Miller and Arthur Bestor (Chautauqua Institution); Emily Mulkin Bishop (Forestville) and Alpheus Hodges (Ashville). Originally broadcast on local radio stations June 27 – July 1, 2011. … Continue reading

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