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TREASURES UNDER THE TENT AUGUST 19

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“TREASURES UNDER THE TENT” IS GALA EVENT AUGUST 19 Discover “Treasures Under the Tent” with Auction Prizes, Fine Food and Beverages IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO GET YOUR TICKETS  – CALL NOW (716) 434-7433! What could be better than the Niagara History Center’s annual Discovery Gala party and auction? We have the answer as our Continue Reading

GLENWOOD CEM. RE-ENACTOR TOUR AUG. 27

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“CEMETERY TALES” RE-ENACTOR TOUR AUGUST 27 AT GLENWOOD CEMETERY They’re gone but not forgotten, and will walk once again in Lockport’s beautiful Glenwood Cemetery to make your acquaintance! Five late Lockportians now calling the cemetery home will revisit this world as the Niagara History Center’s Step Back in Time Players tell “Cemetery Tales,” Sunday, August Continue Reading

SUMMER HISTORY FOR KIDS IS BACK!

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SUMMER HISTORY FOR KIDS IS BACK!  Summer History for Kids returns this month with all-new adventures! Once again, the History Center of Niagara will offer one-day programs in the summer for children ages 7-12 years old. These sessions will run from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on four Wednesdays, beginning July 12 and continuing through Continue Reading

PENNEY TRAIL EXHIBITS OPEN AT BOTH SITES

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PENNEY TRAIL EXHIBITS OPEN AT BOTH SITES JULY 5 Penney Trail Exhibit Begins 7-Museum Journey at Erie Canal Discovery Center Advertisements of the Penney Trail Opens at Niagara History Center A two-exhibit extravaganza recognizing the vast collection of the late Dr. Charles Rand Penney will debut at two sites of Lockport’s Niagara History Center July Continue Reading

“CEMETERY TALES” RE-ENACTOR TOUR JULY 9

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“CEMETERY TALES” RE-ENACTOR TOUR JULY 9 AT COLD SPRINGS CEMETERY Enjoy a visit with Lockport greats from the great beyond as the Niagara History Center’s Step Back in Time Players share a walking tour of Cold Springs Cemetery, Sunday, July 9, at 1 p.m. The re-enactors will tell “Cemetery Tales” of well-known Lockport figures now Continue Reading

CONCERT & CHICKEN BBQ JULY 7

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CONCERT & CHICKEN BBQ JULY 7 It’s the perfect summer evening! Enjoy a great chicken BBQ and a free concert beside the Erie Canal at “Fun, Food and Folk”, Friday, July 7. The Traveling Towpath Troubadours will entertain in Lockport to celebrate the Canal’s bicentennial, as Chiavetta’s offers their famous barbecued chicken dinner, just outside Continue Reading

Spring It On: Buffalo Niagara’s Day of Giving

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Spring It On: Buffalo Niagara’s Day of Giving, Powered by United Way. March 1, 2013 at 1:00am to March 2, 2013 at 1:00am

Remebering the Hodge Opera House

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Remembering the Hodge Opera House. The Hodge Opera House, a famous Lockport landmark, was devastated by fire about 1:00 PM Saturday afternoon, Feb. 25, 1928. The temperature had been 3 degrees above zero the previous night, and the weather continued windy with freezing temperatures on Saturday. The second tragic fire in the history of the Continue Reading

History Center Volunteer Writes New Book

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History Center Volunteer Writes New Book. We are pleased to feature Linda Covell’s new book entitled, “Beatties’ Tale” in our web store. Check it out under Shop.

Clare Apolito Authors New Children’s Book

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Clare Apolito Authors New Children’s Book. The History Center is pleased to feature Clare’s new book entitled “Dinosaur Dreams.”