Monthly Archives: May 2013

Pioneer Association

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Pioneer Association As Niagara County celebrates its Bicentennial in 2008, it’s fitting to take a look at some of the earliest efforts to preserve Niagara County’s past. That distinction probably lies at the doorstep of the original Niagara County Pioneer Association, organized in 1877. Historians credit the formation of the Pioneer Association to the early Continue Reading

Billie Sherman, The Confederate Horse from Wilson, NY

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Billy Sherman, The Confederate Horse From Wilson The Civil War had a major impact on the lives of citizens of Niagara County. In November 1861, a local regiment was raised in Lockport. Battery M was part of the 1st Regiment New York Light Artillery and was mustered out of Rochester and sent to Washington to Continue Reading