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Chautauqua County Historical Society Announces 2012 Event Schedule

Pulitzer Prize Winner to highlight lecture series (Editor’s Note: This post was updated on May 8, 2012 to reflect a change in date and time for Dr. Alan Taylor’s lecture. It will now take place Saturday, June 16 at 1 … Continue reading

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Zattu Cushing – Bicentennial Biography No. 8

The first white man to settle in what is now Fredonia was Thomas McClintock. But the first to permanently settle on the waters of Canadaway Creek was Zattu Cushing, who came in 1805 from Oneida County.

A ship’s carpenter by trade, Cushing was born in Plymouth, Massachusetts and had worked in Boston and then in Oneida County. In 1798 Continue reading

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