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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1862/00/00 Millard Fillmore Vocation The Buffalo Historical Society is established with Millard Fillmore as the first president. As planned, the Buffalo Historical Society moved into their new building after the exposition.
1901/00/00 Henry-Bonnard Bronze Co Foundry A gift from Andrew Langdon, Buffalo Historical Societys bronze doors design by noted lamp designer J Woodley Gosling of the Henry Bonnard Bronze Company of New York with sculptural work by R Hinton Perry developed from Langdon's sketches are installed.
1901/00/00 J Woodley Gosling Sculptor A gift from Andrew Langdon, Buffalo Historical Societys bronze doors design by noted lamp designer J Woodley Gosling of the Henry Bonnard Bronze Company of New York with sculptural work by R Hinton Perry developed from Langdon's sketches are installed.
1901/00/00 George Cary Architect Buffalo History Museum is built as the New York State pavilion for the Pan American Exposition, and is the sole surviving permanent structure from the world's fair. 1901 Pan-American Exposition
1901/08/00 Edward Fitzgerald Visitor Returning to Buffalo, NY, on a visit, the Fitzgerald family explores the Pan-American Exposition. 1901 Pan-American Exposition
1901/08/00 F Scott Fitzgerald Visitor Returning to Buffalo, NY, on a visit, the Fitzgerald family explores the Pan-American Exposition. 1901 Pan-American Exposition
1901/09/06 William McKinley Wounded Leon F Czolgosz shoots President William McKinley twice at the Exposition's Temple of Music (stone marker on traffic island Fordham Dr and Lincoln Pkwy). The gun Czolgosz used can be seen by appointment at the Museum's Resource Center on Forest Ave. 1901 Pan-American Exposition
1901/09/06 William McKinley Wounded Leon F Czolgosz shoots President William McKinley twice at the Exposition's Temple of Music (stone marker on traffic island Fordham Dr and Lincoln Pkwy). The gun Czolgosz used can be seen by appointment at the Museum's Resource Center on Forest Ave. Assassination of William McKinley
1927/00/00 George Cary Architect Cary receives a commission to enlarge the building by adding an east wing that houses the library and a west wing a 250 seat auditorium.

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Particulars for Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Commerce
Area of Significance Education
Area of Significance Entertainment - Recreation
Criteria Historic Event
Museum Type Museum
Level of Significance National
Architectural Style Neoclassical
Owner Private
Level of Significance State



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 23rd April 1980

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
Registry Address: 25 Nottingham Ct.
Registry Number: 80002606
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: Cary,George; Gosling,J. Woodley
Architectural Style: Other
Attribute: Neoclassical
Contributing Buildings: 1
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National; State
Area of Significance: Commerce, Art, Entertainment-recreation, Education, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Significant Year: 1901, 1929
Historic Function: Recreation and Culture
Historic Sub-Function: Museum
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Museum

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