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Natural Gas to be Focus of Historical Society Lecture on Sept. 29

SUNY Fredonia Geosciences Professor to speak at historic Fredonia Opera House FREDONIA, N.Y. – The Chautauqua County Historical Society will be partnering with the 1891 Fredonia Opera House at the end of this month for its final lecture of the … Continue reading

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Obed Edson – Bicentennial Biography No. 200

Obed Edson was born February 18, 1832 in Sinclairville. His father was the Hon. John M. Edson – a native of Madison county who came with the family of Samuel Sinclair to settle Sinclairville in 1810. Edson obtained a good … Continue reading

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Walter and Loren Sessions – Bicentennial Biography No. 192

The Sessions family was a successful and celebrated family from Panama. Walter Sessions was born in Brandon, Vermont on Oct. 4, 1820. Seven years later, his brother Loren Sessions was born, on Oct. 12, 1827. In about 1835, their family … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies No. 126 – 130

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring  Reuben Fenton (Carroll), Thomas Horan (Dunkirk), Alonzo Cushing and William Cushing (Fredonia) and David Parker (Ashville). Originally broadcast on local radio stations July 4 – July 8, 2011. No. 126 – … Continue reading

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