Historic Sites in the Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County
Join us for our annual Chestnut Cabin open house. The American Chestnut cabin, which is listed on the state and national register of historic places, is a very well preserved specimen of rustic style whose basic integrity has remained unchanged since its 1939/1940 construction. The cabin is a true gem of the Lillibridge preserve and an indoor exploration is not to be missed!&nb
If you joined us recently on a bird walk, you know firsthand the beauty of the Eshelman property. Let us continue to explore Eshelman’s many natural treasures as we meander through the fields and woods with naturalist Barb Busack. This guided stroll is bound to please all outdoor enthusiasts.
Join Para Expeditions and special guests Brian and Terrie Seech, Jami and Jenny King and Leah Dawn Madden for a weekend of high strangeness at the haun
For over 40 years the Seneca-Iroquois National Museum has showcased both permanent and temporary exhibits that introduce visitors to the culture and history of the Onöndowa’ga:’ and Hodinöhšyönih, including longhouse and clan animal exhibits.
Tee off for the Gowanda Historic Hollywood Theater on Monday August 6th at the Gowanda Country Club! That's right, the 6th annual golf tournament is here! Proceeds will go towards the repair of the Wurlitzer organ and funding for an audio system and projection equipment. The tournament is a 4 person scramble and cost is $100 per golfer.
Talk on the Wildside presented by Hawk Creek Wildlife Center is coming to The Nannen Arboretum in Ellicottville.
Wildwood Sanitarium is having a Holistics Expo! Join them in welcoming local psychic mediums, healers, vendors, crafts and even baked goods at the Wildwood Sanitarium! The Wildwood Sanitarium was officially opened in 1906 as a Sanitarium and Bath House. It was a holistic healing center and the only one of its kind in NYS at the time it opened.
Local artist, Bernadette Keleher, will be on hand to show some of her work and talk with guests, at the Miner's Cabin on August 11th from 1pm-4pm. Bernadette specializes in watercolors, and botanical paintings. She has taught plein air (outdoor) drawing through the Adirondacks Art Center, and botanical painting through the Springville Art Center. Come see her works and tour th
Hinsdale House Restoration Project Present this Exclusive Ghost tour on Friday August 17th from 8:30pm to 12:30am.
A BICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION is being planned to celebrate the Town of Little Valley's 200th Birthday! The celebration begins on August 25, 2018 and continue into the 26th with a parade and closing ceremony! Craft (prefer actual handmade) and food vendors will be located in the Park.
Have some old-fashioned fun on Cadiz Heritage Day to be held at the Howe-Prescott House with cultural demonstrations and food!
Watch apple cider being pressed, a blacksmith making tools, and butter churning. Learn about quilting, crop harvesting and more skills necessary in the 1800s. There will also be historical items on display; like antique engines and so much more!
Pfeiffer Nature Center is pleased to announce our photography contest and show! There are four categories for entries: Autumn, Winter, Spring, and Summer! This contest is open to all ages.
Come join Psychic Medium's Chris Moon, Paulette "Mamma Moon" and Dee Garcia Moon for Ghost Hunter University at the very haunted Wildwood Sanitarium! The evening will begin with a paranormal presentation by the Moons where actual evidence of the supernatural will be seen and heard.
Delight in an afternoon of nature with your children or grandchildren at the Lillibridge preserve while engaging in many fun fall activities. Enjoy cider and doughnuts, “train” rides, pumpkin decorating, arts and crafts, and trick or treating along the interpretive trail. Costumes are encouraged to add to the fun!
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The Largest New York State Park is Allegany State Park which is the 3rd largest in the nation with 65,000 acres (97 square miles) and lots of trails. Allegany State Park has over 35 miles of Cross Country skiing trails, 18 hiking trails and 5.6 miles of paved multi-use trails (horseback riding, snowmobiling and more) around Red House Lake area. 3 campground areas with over 375 cabins.