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Friday, July 17th, 2015


  We are now in the full swing of our summer season and hope that you, our visitors, have been enjoying our special events, programs and exhibits so far this year whether it was one of our lectures, our German Festival, or maybe a Behind-the-Scenes tour or exhibit opening. We never tire of hearing exclamations from… Read more »

Collections Curiosities

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015


  In honor of our annual German Festival that was held June 20th (we hope you enjoyed this year’s offerings!) and the traditional German music associated with the event, this month’s Collections Curiosity comes to us from Germany! We have an interesting and broad range of musical instruments that make up our Musical T & E… Read more »

New additions to BNHV’s Heritage Farmstead!

Monday, June 15th, 2015

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  Contributed by Kathy Slade, Education Coordinator.   This spring Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village initiated the first phase of the new Heritage Farmstead Project.  The Heritage Farmstead Project is a multi-phase plan for the development of a re-created 19th century farmstead on the museum grounds.  The farmstead will enable BNHV to tell the story of… Read more »

Collections Curiosities

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015


  Did you know that we have 15 samplers in our collection, the earliest having been done in 1813 and the latest in 1940? Some of our earliest samplers were reproduced by the Exemplary Needle Guild in the early 2000s. A sampler is a piece of embroidery produced as a demonstration or test of skill… Read more »

Here comes the bride…it’s wedding season!

Friday, May 15th, 2015

  The Lace Seminar is quickly approaching on June 6th and 7th and, as a special feature, BNHV will be displaying some of our wedding gowns for the Saturday morning lecture, “Lace in Wedding Fashion”. Attendees will learn about the popular fashions of weddings dresses throughout the decades and the use of lace as adornment,… Read more »

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