Let this institution be the grand repository of everything calculated to throw...– Millard Fillmore, founder and president (1862-1867), on the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society
Blizzard of 1977: Where Were You?
Trish: I remember that storm.. I had to sleep at my school.. Volunteers brought us mcdonalds via snow mobile!
Denise: The blizzard of 77 was awesome, I've never in my life since seen a blizzard like it, my brothers jumped off of the roof into the snow, I'm surpized we didn't have to dig them out...
Marie: Riding on the back of a tractor from school to home.
Kerry: selling out of food in my parent's store - it took 1/2 hour to walk two blocks -and that's when we were in shape!
Marie: Got stuck at home with my Mom,dad was stranded in Buffalo at the Ford plant n my brother got stuck at a friends. Dad called after 3 days n had me n Mom shovel enough room for the car, thought I was gonna have a stroke!!!!
John: Hitchhiking down Delamater trying to get to Derby. Almost walked into a running vehicle that I helped push through a snow drift. Got a ride to Schyler. Good day I guess.
Winter of '77 Album- so much snow! →
Buffalo History website! →
The history of the Great Lakes is an interesting theme. It directly concerns...– J. B. Mansfield, History of the Great Lakes Vol. I, Chicago: J. H. Beers & Co., 1899
A government for the people must depend for its success on the intelligence, the...– Grover Cleveland, former Mayor of Buffalo (1882) who went on to be the only President of the United States to serve two non-consecutive terms