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Founder and Longtime Supporter Dolores Sapienza Passes Away

Saturday, May 16th, 2020

  It is with great sadness we share that longtime friend of Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, Dolores Attea Sapienza, passed away on May 16. We extend our deepest condolences to her family and many friends. Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village would not exist without Dolores.  As a founding member of the Amherst Museum, she was integral… Read more »


A Very Victorian Paper Craft

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

A Very Victorian Paper Craft Contributed by the kind volunteers and sponsors who bring you the Papercutting House at our annual Halloween Trick-or-Treat in the Village! In the 1850s and ‘60s perforated paper was frequently used as a basis for embroidery. Often large mottos like “Bless This House” hung in the parlor. In the 1870s… Read more »


Community Comes Together

Monday, April 6th, 2020

                        “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt Mr. Rogers’ wise words remind us to, “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” Members of the Quilt Guild are among those in the… Read more »


A Ray of Sunshine at BNHV!

Sunday, April 5th, 2020

Mary is Expecting! It is with overwhelming joy that we announce Mary, our ewe, and Joe, our ram, are expecting a little bundle of joy this Spring. Our sheep herd belongs to the Hog Island breed, a heritage breed in critical need of conservation. There are fewer than 200 in North America, according to annual… Read more »


BNHV Closed to the Public

Sunday, March 15th, 2020

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village Statement March 20, 2020 Today, Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village has made the difficult decision to temporarily close until further notice. As a community-focused organization, we believe this measure is necessary to do our part in helping to ensure the health and safety of our staff, volunteers, and neighbors. Although there are… Read more »


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