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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 »

Wet or dry? Vice or virtue? Pick a side at BNHV’s new exhibit!

Monday, April 27th, 2015


  BNHV’s newest exhibit is now up for viewing! Vice and Virtue: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition opened on Friday night. We had a great crowd of about 100 people who helped us celebrate the opening with drinks, refreshments and an hour long program by the Hutchinson Family Revival! Hutchinson Family Revival did a… Read more »

BNHV relaunches Adopt-A-House Program!

Friday, April 10th, 2015


  Contributed by Spencer Morgan, Director of Development and Marketing For those of you familiar with us here at BNHV, you may know we used to have an Adopt-A-House Program in the past when we were the Amherst Museum. However, we are pleased to relaunch this program with new energy and vigor! This program is… Read more »

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