Tag Archives: Chautauqua County Historical Society

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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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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Lecture on Hammered Dulcimers Set for Aug. 19 in Sherman

Free County Historical Society event will feature Rochester musician and historian SHERMAN, N.Y. –A well-known folk musician and recording artist from Rochester, N.Y. will be in Chautauqua County later this month to give a lecture and demonstration on a musical … Continue reading

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Memory of Late CCHS President to Support Local History

JAMESTOWN, NY – A permanent fund to memorialize the late James C. O’Brien of Westfield will help historical societies pay for educational exhibits and programs about local  history. The fund is being established with donations in O’Brien’s honor and is administered … Continue reading

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2014 Westfield Antique Show is July 19 & 20

Region’s longest running antique show to feature over 20 vendors from five states WESTFIELD, N.Y. – The region’s longest continuously running antique show is back! The annual Westfield Antique Show, sponsored by the Chautauqua County Historical Society, will be celebrating … Continue reading

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U.S. Senator Schumer Requests Bedell Letters to be Displayed at McClurg Museum

WASHINGTON, DC (June 8, 2014) – U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer is asking the Detroit Public Library and the Benjamin Shapell Manuscript Foundation to lend two letters exchanged between Abraham Lincoln and Westfield native Grace Bedell to the Chautauqua County … Continue reading

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