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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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Chautauqua County: A Place Fit for a President

Note: This article originally appeared in the Fall 2016 edition of Timelines, the Chautauqua County Historical Society’s quarterly newsletter. All members of the historical society receive the news letter as part of their annual $20 membership fee. You can sign … Continue reading

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Bicentennial Biographies No. 151 – 155

A collection of bicentennial biographies from Chautauqua County, N.Y. featuring Enoch Curtis (Busti & Fredonia), Grace Richmond (Fredonia), Erastus Dow Palmer (Dunkirk) , Thomas Lake Harris (Brocton) and Charles Cowden (Chautauqua Lake). Originally broadcast on local radio stations Aug. 8 – … Continue reading

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