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Batavia:

Holland Land Office Museum
131 West Main Street, Batavia, NY 14020

Museum with displays on pioneers, the Seneca, and a gallows last used in 1881. Built in 1815.

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Buffalo:

Buffalo and Erie City Historical Society
25 Nottingham Circuit, Buffalo, NY 14216
(716)873-9644
Permanent building built during the 1901 Pan-AMerican Exposition. Has a museum and research library. Tours by appointment. Open year round, Tuesday through Saturday 10AM until 5PM, Sunday 12N until 5PM.

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site
641 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202
(716)884-0095
Site of the inauguration of the 26th President of the United States. Has an exhibit gallery and a gift shop. Tours. Open March through January, Monday through Friday 9AM until 5PM, Saturday and Sunday 12N until 5PM. Closed major holidays.

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Cheektowaga:

Mt Calvary Cemetery
800 Pine Ridge Road, Cheektowaga, NY 14225
(716)892-2800
World's largest crucifix, built 1894. St Ann's Chapel, built 1872. Open year round.

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Clarence Center:

Black Creek Farms
8535 Wolcott Road, Clarence Center, NY 14032
(716)741-9173
Displays in an antique log cabin. Free admission. Tours by appointment. Open May through December, Friday through Sunday, 12N until 5PM by appointment.

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Lewiston:

Historic Lewiston
PO Box 21, Lewiston, NY 14092
(716)754-9500
Has buildings dating back to the War of 1812. Fishing, boating. Open year round.

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Tonawanda:

Carnegie Art Center
240 Goundry Street, Tonawanda, NY 14120
(716)694-4400
Three galleries, built in the early twentieth century. Free admission. Open year round, Wednesday through Friday 12N until 5PM, Saturday 1PM until 4PM.

Historical Society of the Tonawandas
113 Main Street, Tonawanda, NY 14120
(716)694-7406
1870 brick railroad station. Now a museum and a research center. Has displays on local history. Free admission. Open year round, Wednesday through Friday, 10AM until 5PM. Closed holidays.

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Williamsville:

Williamsville Water Mill
56 Spring Street, Williamsville, NY
(716)632-1162
Water-powered grist mill from 1811. Has a museum and a gift shop. Free admission. Open year round.

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Youngstown:

Old Fort Niagara State Historic Site
Fort Niagara State Park
c/o Old Fort Niagara Association, P.O. Box 169, Youngstown, NY 14174
(716)745-7611
Military drills, artillery demonstrations, and costumed soldiers. The building was begun in 1726. Open year round, daily 9AM until late afternoon.

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