Monthly Archives: December 2014

EXHIBIT: “THE DUKE OF LOCKPORT”

Written on , by

EXHIBIT “THE DUKE OF LOCKPORT”  honors boxer Jimmy Duffy.  A new History Center exhibit honors “The Duke of Lockport,” Lockport boxer Jimmy Duffy, who fought as a lightweight and welterweight from 1908-1921. Born on Gooding St. to an Irish-American family in 1889, Duffy put Lockport on the map in the boxing world, fighting in over Continue Reading