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Scottish American of the Year 2017

Friday, August 11th, 2017

  It is our sincere honor to announce Robert I. Praties as Scottish American of the Year. The award ceremony will take place Saturday, August 19th at the 33rd Annual Buffalo Niagara Scottish Festival. Robert I. Praties was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on December 31, 1933 to Winifred and Robert T. Praties, a World War I… Read more »


The Art of Making Hay

Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

  Contributed by Farmstead Assistant, Sara Miller, with assistance from Historic Buildings and Grounds Manager, Scott Schotz.  Hay is an important part of just about any livestock animal’s diet.  This roughage provides certain nutrients that concentrate feeds do not. Jack and Flynn certainly love their hay and eat a ton of it!  We are so… Read more »


Garden Tour Press Release

Friday, June 30th, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2017   Garden Tour of 35 Acre Museum Campus Led by the Master Gardeners of Erie and Niagara Counties   AMHERST, NY – On Wednesday, July 5, from 10:00 – 11:00 am Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village (BNHV) will host a tour of the gardens housed upon its 35 acre grounds…. Read more »


In Memory of Tony Noto

Friday, June 9th, 2017

  On June 7th, the Victorian Dance Society celebrated the memory of Tony Noto through the placement of a memory plaque beside the memorial tree planted in his memory. Dance master, Layman Jones is shown placing the plaque at the base of the tree. Prior to the placement, Layman recalled Tony’s contributions to the Amherst Victorian… Read more »


The Birth of a Crop

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

  Contributed by Farmstead Assistant Sara Miller.  May was wet!  All of Western New York experienced record setting rain totals throughout the month of May and the BNHV farmstead was no exception.  The photo above shows what will be our wheat/oat field underwater and inhabited by a pair of geese and ducks.  Normally, fields should… Read more »


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