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“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.”

Local Authors Offer Children’s Program

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Local Authors Offer Children’s Program. The Erie Canal Discovery Center is pleased to welcome two local authors, Clare Apolito and Linda Covell, who will present a free, public program and reading from their new children’s books on Saturday, December 8 at 11 a.m. at the Discovery Center, 24 Church Street, Lockport. Clare Apolito was an Continue Reading

A Day of Infamy

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A Day of Infamy. The Niagara County History Center is pleased to welcome back Albert McFadyen who will offer an all new portrayal of Franklin Delano Roosevelt on Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, Friday, December 7th at 2 pm in the History Center Meeting Room, 215 Niagara Street. Through this special program entitled, “FDR: The Four Continue Reading

Winterfest Eve

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Join us tonight (Thurs. Dec. 6) at 6-8:30 p.m. for a great Christmas celebration at the Col Wm. Bond-Jesse Hawley House at 143 Ontario Street in Lockport. All 12 rooms are decked out for Christmas in this 1823 National Register house museum. Great tour, music and holiday goodies! Be sure to come!

Step Back In Time Cancelled Aug. 30

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The Step Back In Time event for August 30 has been cancelled.