Learn more about Cattaraugus County's history at any of the following museums.
At one time, Cattaraugus County was a hub for cutlery creation in the United States.

Museums Events

Haudenosaunee Spring Art Show

Outside view of Cultural Center
Sat, 03/25/2023 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

The Seneca Iroquois National Museum is hosting a juried Spring Art Show on March, 25th 2023.

There will be paintings, drawings, 2D mixed media, 3D fine art, basketry, beadwork, and traditional arts!

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Love Letters of a Union Soldier

Edgar Shannon
Sat, 06/10/2023 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

"Dear Frant, I seat myself to commune with you through the medium of the pen... I can hardly realize that I am going to war..." So begins the first letter Edgar Shannon who had just joined the 154th New York volunteers to his sweetheart back home in Leon, New York. Their ensuing correspondence unfolds into a story of a love blossoming amid wartime terror, hardship, victories and defeats.

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