Tag Archives: War of 1812

Over 100 People Attend Lecture by Dr. Alan Taylor

More than 100 people came to the Dunkirk Lighthouse on Saturday, June 16 to hear a lecture by Dr. Alan Taylor, Pulitzer Prize winning author and professor of history at UC Davis. Taylor spent nearly an hour discussing the War … Continue reading

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Pulitzer Prize Winner to Speak on War of 1812 in Dunkirk June 16

WESTFIELD, N.Y. – A Pulitzer Prize winning author will be making a stop in Chautauqua County this weekend to discuss the War of 1812. Dr. Alan Taylor, who currently is a professor of history at the University of California, Davis, … Continue reading

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Chautauqua County Historical Society Announces 2012 Event Schedule

Pulitzer Prize Winner to highlight lecture series (Editor’s Note: This post was updated on May 8, 2012 to reflect a change in date and time for Dr. Alan Taylor’s lecture. It will now take place Saturday, June 16 at 1 … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies No. 156 – 160

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Walter Smith (Dunkirk), Sophia Williams (Fredonia), Clara Elizabeth Sackett (Westfield & Jamestown) ,  Grace Galloway (Jamestown) and Jennifer Stuczynski Suhr (Fredonia). Originally broadcast on local radio stations Aug. 15 – Aug. … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies No. 36 – 40

A collection of biographies from Chautauqua County, featuring Royal Keyes & William Breed (Jamestown), James McClurg (Westfield), Patrick Falconer (Falconer), William Broadhead (Jamestown), and Asahel Burnham (Arkwright)… Continue reading

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Seth Cole – Bicentennial Biography No. 24

Seth Cole was born in Chesterfield, Mass. in the 1756. He served in the Revolutionary War and married Celia Sampson in Chesterfield in the early 1790s. Cole came to the area with his family in 1805 from Paris, N.Y. and settled at the mouth of Canadaway Creek… Continue reading

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