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Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Historic Woodworking

Monday, September 29th, 2014

For our second Behind-the-Scenes tour of the year, visitors reserved their spots in advance to hear special guest lecturer and demonstrator, Scott Schotz, talk about historic woodworking techniques and then headed out to the Smith Log House to see Scott do some demonstrations on a post and beam structure half that he had erected nearby…. Read more »


New Historical Marker Unveiled in Pendleton

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Members of BNHV’s staff were on site at Uncle G’s, right down the road from the museum, for the unveiling of a new historical marker commemorating the 1821 founding of the Village of Pendleton. Read more about this ceremony and a bit more about the history of Pendleton here.


Sweet Home Schoolhouse Unveiling

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

As part of the Adopt-A-House Program, BNHV and the Amherst Women’s Interclub Council celebrate updates made to the historic schoolhouse! BNHV is proud to unveil its latest development campaign, the Adopt-a-House Program. Yesterday, members of the staff and the Amherst Women’s Interclub Council unveiled the many updates that were made to the Sweet Home Schoolhouse…. Read more »


BNHV reveals plans for a new exhibit

Monday, September 15th, 2014

Research has begun for BNHV’s newest exhibit, Vice and Virtue: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition, to be installed next spring. This exhibit will explore how the 18th Amendment sought to bring on an age of temperance and virtue but instead resulted in an increase in excess, indulgence, and vice as Americans began to test… Read more »


9/11 Remembered

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

BNHV remembers the 2,977 individuals who lost their lives on 9/11, in particular the victims who had local connections to our communities here in Western New York. We honor their lives, their memory and extend our sympathies to their families and loved ones. We also recognize the roles of the brave first responders who answered… Read more »


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