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The Feathered Star

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Replicating the Feathered Star, circa 1849 In the Spring of 2014, a quilt was donated to the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village that immediately caught the attention of the Historic Homes Committee of the Amherst Quilters Guild. It was a blue and white, signed and dated “Feathered Star”, and one of the only quilts in the… Read more »


Grub On The Farmstead

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

  It is hard to believe how quickly Jack and Flynn are growing.   It seems like it was just yesterday that they were young calves, just arriving at BNHV and now, almost a year later, they are more like teenagers.  And let me tell you, they eat like teenagers too!  How do we care for… Read more »


M&T Free Farmstead Thursdays at BNHV

Friday, February 10th, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  February 8, 2017   M&T Free Farmstead Thursdays at Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village Cultural attraction receives generous funding support to offer free admission to public.     AMHERST, NY – Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village is honored to announce Free Farmstead Thursdays made possible through funding by M&T Bank. Free Farmstead Thursdays will… Read more »


January on the Farmstead

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

  The month of January was one of astonishingly mild temperatures and BNHV staff took full advantage. Throughout January, Historic Buildings and Grounds Manager, Scott Schotz, and Farmstead Assistant, Sara Miller, were able to get much valuable work done on the farmstead. Though the barn was raised by the end of summer, it remained open to the… Read more »


A Look Back In Time

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

  A Look Back In Time When local student Meghan Hammond was assigned a 4th grade Social Studies project requiring the construction of a model of a historic building in New York State, she came to Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village. Here she toured Williamsville Schoolhouse, as well as reviewed our research files on its history…. Read more »


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