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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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VIDEO: The Hanover Elm

Hanover Historian Vince Martonis provides information on the historic Hanover Elm during during the Bicentennial History Fair, Aug. 13, 2011 at the Chautauqua Suites in Mayville.

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Exhibit to Feature Work by Acclaimed Jamestown Photographer

MAYVILLE, N.Y. – One of the most prolific photographers in the history of Chautauqua County will be featured at the Bicentennial History Fair on Aug. 13 and 14 in Mayville. The Chautauqua County Historical Society plans to present an exhibit … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Event to Showcase Civil War Music

Members of the 20th Maine Civil War Fife and Drum Corps will be in Chautauqua County Aug. 13 and 14 for the county’s Bicentennial History Fair at Chautauqua Suites, Mavyville. (Submitted Photo) MAYVILLE, N.Y. – As a special addition to … Continue reading

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Chautauqua County Bicentennial History Fair is Aug. 13 and 14

More than 50 different historical groups will be in Mayville, N.Y. MAYVILLE, N.Y. – What could be the single largest history celebration to ever take place in Chautauqua County will happen Aug. 13 and 14 in Mayville. As part of … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Event to Aid Civil War Relic

A valuable piece of Chautauqua County’s Civil War history will be on display at the Bicentennial History Fair in an effort to raise funds for its restoration. The relic, a silk banner from Westfield’s 9th New York Cavalry, is rarely shown because of its fragile condition. Restoration efforts have been led by the 9th New York Cavalry, Company F Living History Group, who have raised about one third of the money needed to stop the banner from further deterioration… Continue reading

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