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Scottish American of the Year 2018

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

It is our greatest honor to award Scottish American of the Year 2018 to Robert Calder and James Sinclair (posthumous). On Saturday, August 18th, they will be inducted into the illustrious ranks of past awardees – Angus MacLeod (2015), Bruce H. Barclay (2016), and Robert I. Praties (2017). Be sure to join us for the… Read more »


Spring 2018 at BNHV

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Contributed by Sara Miller, Historic Village Program Administrator   Spring is arguably our busiest time of year here on the farmstead and we have been doing our best to keep up.  Before I delve into my planned topic this month, let’s take a look back at the last couple of months and what has been going… Read more »


Ranzenhofer Secures $50,000 for Artisan Education Workshop at BNHV

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Project to recreate late-1800s industrial building from Western New York New multiple-use structure to support growing demand for community programming  Amherst, NY– New York State Senator Michael H. Ranzenhofer has announced today $50,000 in state funding to build an Artisan Education Building– on Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village’s (BNHV) 35-acre historic campus– that will help to create… Read more »


Maple Sugaring: An American Tradition

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Contributed by Sara Miller, Historic Village Program Administrator   Did you know that February 27th is National Pancake Day?  I can see a plate of warm pancakes drizzled in maple syrup and my stomach starts to rumble.  Yum!  But maple syrup is a relatively new thing in a tradition that spans back centuries.  Let me take… Read more »


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