Tag Archives: John Bowman

A Brief History of the Chautauqua County Jail

Above is an image of the construction of the “new” county jail in 1939. A few days ago on the Chautauqua County Historical Society Facebook Page we shared an image of the fountain in Mayville Park – with the county … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies No. 161 – 165

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Samuel G. Love (Jamestown), John Bowman (Jamestown), Vern Holtz (Cassadaga), Lorin Blodget (Jamestown) and Roger Tory Peterson (Jamestown). Originally broadcast on local radio stations Aug. 22 – Aug. 26, 2011. No. … Continue reading

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Exhibit to Feature Work by Acclaimed Jamestown Photographer

MAYVILLE, N.Y. – One of the most prolific photographers in the history of Chautauqua County will be featured at the Bicentennial History Fair on Aug. 13 and 14 in Mayville. The Chautauqua County Historical Society plans to present an exhibit … Continue reading

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