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March 2019

March Family Night- Irish in Niagara County

March 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Niagara History Center, 215 Niagara Street
Lockport, NY 14094 United States
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Niagara County was full of famous people of Irish Decent. The famous boxer, Jimmy Duffy; Chauncey Olcott, the composer of “My Irish Rose”; Mary Ellen Powers, “The Tallest Woman in the World”; Mary Macaulay, the first woman telegrapher; Frank Gaffney the 2nd most decorated soldier in WWI ; and many more.

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Meet the Mossells

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Niagara History Center, 215 Niagara Street
Lockport, NY 14094 United States
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Listen and learn about the lives of the Mossell Family and their accomplishments. Melissa Dunlap and Ann Marie Linnabery will present on the local family, and discuss their lives as bricklayers, and de-segregators. Brenda Reaves will portray matriarch, Eliza Mossell. Melissa and Ann Marie will present on behalf of the Niagara County Genealogical Society at the Niagara History Center at 7pm on March 27th.

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April 2019

Niagara’s Great History Radio Show

April 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
WLVL, 320 Michigan St.
Lockport, NY 14094 United States
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WLVL (1340 AM – 105.3 FM) Live show. Call in to 716-433-1433 to participate.

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April Family Night- Family Fun in Niagara County

April 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Niagara History Center, 215 Niagara Street
Lockport, NY 14094 United States
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Learn about fun family activities to do in Niagara County, just in time for spring. Explore, Light Houses, Museums, Parks, Dog parks, art and sculptures. Discover new places, and enjoy a fun activity.

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April Family Night “Family Fun in Niagara County”

April 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Niagara History Center, 215 Niagara Street
Lockport, NY 14094 United States
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Learn about fun family activities to do in Niagara County, just in time for spring. Explore, Light Houses, Museums, Parks, Dog parks, art and sculptures. Discover new places, and enjoy a fun activity. Family Nights begin at 5:30 p.m. with a pizza supper, available for a small donation. We follow that with activities all ages can share, using a historical theme emphasizing Niagara County connections. Family Nights are open to all, regardless of where you live. Please call 434-7433 for…

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Isabella Sutherland- Step Back In Time Players

April 23 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sanborn Farm Museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Rd
Sanborn, NY 14094 United States
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Step Back in Time Player, Marsha Zimmer, will portray Isabella Sutherland at the Sanborn Farm Museum.

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Learn What’s Happening In Your Own Backyard

April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Niagara History Center, 215 Niagara Street
Lockport, NY 14094 United States
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Learn about the transformation happening in downtown Lockport. Join Chairman David Kinyon, and Vice Chairman David Chatt of the Lockport Locks Heritage District Corporation. Kinyon will present an overview of the Lock Tenders Tribute Monument, and the development of the Erie Canal Flight of Five Interpretive Plan. The new monument will memorialize the iconic 1897 photo of 12 Lockport Lock Tenders and a little girl, taken by F.B. Clench on the stairway between the westbound and eastbound Flight of Five…

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Niagara County Federation’s Annual Congress

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sanborn Farm Museum, 2660 Saunders Settlement Rd
Sanborn, NY 14094 United States
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$25

Held at the Sanborn Farm Museum. The Western New York Association of Historical Agencies and The Niagara County Federation of Historical Societies will present their Annual Congress. Carol Rogers from the NYS Parks Department will start the day off with a presentation about the natural wonders that can be found in our region. This will be followed by a presentation by Mark Lozo, Education Director of the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site. Mark will present his program “1901 Buffalo,…

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May 2019

Erie Canal Discovery Center Opens for the Season

May 1 @ 9:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm

Erie Canal Discovery Center opens for the season. 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM Everyday through October 31st.

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Niagara Arts Guild- Spring Art Show Opening

May 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Niagara History Center, 215 Niagara Street
Lockport, NY 14094 United States
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Opening reception 2:00- 4:00 PM. At the Niagara History Center.

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NIAGARA COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY- 215 Niagara St. Lockport, N.Y.

This five building museum complex includes exhibits, our Outwater gift shop, a meeting room, and staff offices.
Open Year Round – Monday – Saturday, 9 am – 5 pm. Call 716-434-7433 for more information.

ERIE CANAL DISCOVERY CENTER- 24 Church St. Lockport N.Y.

The Erie Canal Discovery Center offers users an immersive movie, and a hands on learning experience to help visitors to better understand the history of the Erie Canal.
May – October: Daily, 9 am – 5 pm
November – April: Friday & Saturday, 10 am – 3 pm Call 716-439-0431

BOND HOUSE - 143 Ontario St, Lockport, N.Y.

Seasonal exhibits. Group tours available by reservation.
This 1824 brick home, is on the National Register of Historic Homes. Our annual Christmas event, is on the first Thursday of December from 6- 8:30 P.M.
Call 716-434-7433 for more information.

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