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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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Bicentennial Biographies No. 136 to 140

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Si Goldman (Jamestown), Russ Diethrick (Jamestown), Abby Pettengill (Lily Dale) , Donald Mackenzie (Mayville), Lester Dye (Forestville). Originally broadcast on local radio stations July 18 – July 22, 2011. 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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Bicentennial Biographies No. 106 – 110

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Arthur R. Maytum (Fredonia), Aloysius A. and Richard J. Lutz (Dunkirk), Thomas J. Jeffords (Chautauqua), Brad Rendell (Falconer) and George Abbott (Forestville). Originally broadcast on local radio stations June 6 – June 10, 2011. Continue reading

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Daniel Sherman – Bicentennial Biography No. 26

Judge Daniel Sherman was born in Busti, NY Nov. 29, 1821 to Daniel and Eunice Clark Sherman. His father was an early settler of Busti and had served as the town’s first supervisor as well as the county sheriff. He was also instrumental in the creation and management of the Chautauqua County Bank… Continue reading

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