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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 »


Collections Curiosities

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

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  Well, winter is here. Time to figure out how to occupy ourselves indoors! Pick up that novel you’ve dogeared, dust off the treadmill or finally learn a new craft. Take a leaf out of a Victorian-era woman’s book and take up embroidery or needlepoint. The “Cult of Domesticity”, first named and identified in the early part… Read more »


New to the Village this season…a hay barrack!

Friday, December 18th, 2015

We’re heading into the thick of winter now but here’s a nice “summer-y” post to remind you of our Village. In August a hay barrack was added to the farmstead site out in the Village. Hay barracks are open air shelters created to store hay. The decision to add a hay barrack to the farmstead was… Read more »


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