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Congressman, Senator, Governor, “Soldiers’ Friend” Reuben Fenton Turns 200

One of the most well-known political figures to emerge from our corner of New York State was Reuben E. Fenton, who was born 200 years this July 4 (2019) in the Town of Carroll. To celebrate his 200th birthday, here’s … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies No. 196 – 200

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Horace Greeley (Clymer), George W. Patterson (Westfield), Richard T. Ely (Ripley), Aaron Hall (Charlotte, Westfield and Jamestown) and Obed Edson (Sinclairville). Originally broadcast on local radio stations Oct. 10 – … Continue reading

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Horace Greeley – Bicentennial Biography No. 196

Horace Greeley was one of the most well known journalists and reformers in 19th Century America, and while he never lived in Chautauqua County, he spent enough time and in the Town of Clymer to warrant being mentioned in our … Continue reading

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