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Bicentennial Biographies No. 176 – 180

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Jimmy Clark (Jamestown), Joseph McGinnies (Ripley, Westfield and Dunkirk),  Charles Hamilton (Ripley), Daniel A. Reed (Sheridan) and Don Reinhoudt (Portland and Fredonia). Originally broadcast on local radio stations Sept. 12 … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies No. 151 – 155

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Enoch Curtis (Busti & Fredonia), Grace Richmond (Fredonia), Erastus Dow Palmer (Dunkirk) , Thomas Lake Harris (Brocton) and Charles Cowden (Chautauqua Lake). Originally broadcast on local radio stations Aug. 8 – … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies No. 96 – 100

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring George Hubbard (Panama), Brad Anderson (Portland and Brocton), James Townsend (Jamestown, Chautauqua, Lakewood and Bemus Point), Douglas Houghton (Fredona) and Abner Allen (Jamestown). Originally broadcast on local radio stations May 23 – May 27, 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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Bicentennial Biographies No. 41 – 45

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, featuring Alvin Plumb (Jamestown), George Stoneman Sr. (Busti), General George Stoneman (Busti), Katherine Stoneman (Busti), and Mary Smith Lockwood (Hanover). Originally airing on local radio stations March 7 – March 11 2011. Continue reading

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Elijah Fay – Bicentennial Biography No. 32

Elijah Fay was born in Southborough, Mass., Sept. 9, 1781, and was married to Lucy Belknap, of Westborough, Mass. The couple came to Portland in 1811 settled on 179 acres, the first residence in what is today the village of Brocton… Continue reading

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