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Historians “of Western NY” GAHWNY
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The most up to date listing of historians in New York State. See who we are and what we do!
The most up to date listing of historians in New York State. See who we are and what we do!

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GAHWNY Student History Award
We are pleased to announce that the Government Appointed Historians of Western New York (GAHWNY) has renewed the Student History Award of up to $1000 to a student (or students) graduating from one of the community colleges in Western New York listed below* ...
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GAHWNY 2015 Fall Conference
SAVE the DATE! GAHWNY Fall meeting Saturday, September 26, 2015 Houghton College Allegany County   Featured Speaker: Carol Kammen, Tompkins County Historian and co-author of the new book, Zen and the Art of Local History   Stay tuned for conference details!
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AGRI-PALOOZA
June 7, 2015 Noon until 4:00 p.m. BOUGHTON FARMS (Parking at Letchworth Central School, 5550 School Rd. Gainesville, NY) A DAY OF FUN FOR EVERYONE! Free Admission!   Guided Farm Tours - Farmer's Market - Children's Activities - Farm Equipment - Horse Drawn ...
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First Recipients of the GAHWNY Student History Award
Michael Schwartz and his parents, Michael and Donna Schwartz, with Amie Alden, GAHWNY Executive Chair at the GAHWNY Spring Meeting held Saturday, April 18th at Bohn's Restaurant in Batavia.  (Jason Canaan was not able to attend.) Congratulations to the firs...
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Sanford’s Niagara: A Then And Now Collection 1878 - 2014
The Niagara County Historian’s office has announced the publication of a new book that takes readers back almost 140 years to an era when Victorian architecture, steam powered machinery and large, prosperous farms were common sights in Niagara County.  The ...
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Allegany Historian Craig Braack Retires
On March 1, 2015 Allegany Historian, Craig Braack, retired after 30 years of service. He was honored for his service to his county by his legislators. You can read about it at the  Olean Times Herald .
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New Orleans County Historian Takes the Helm
Welcome to the new Orleans County Historian! Matthew R. Ballard, MLS Historian 34 East Park Street Albion, New York Phone: (585) 589-4174 E-mail: Matt.Ballard@orleanscountyny.gov M.L.S., Academic Librarianship, 2012 - SUNY University at Buffalo, Buffalo NY ...
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Orleans County Historian Retires
Bill Lattin, Orleans County Historian, retired on December 31, 2014 after 36 years of service to his county. He was honored by the Orleans County Legislature and the Cobblestone Society Museum where he had offered his service to them as well for 40 years. Y...
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GAHWNY 2015 Spring Conference
April 18, 2015 Bohn's Restaurant Batavia, NY   Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.   - The History of the Historian in New York State. Presented by Amie Alden, GAHWNY Executive Chair   -  What’s in your tool kit?” Presented by Michelle Henry, Chautauqua County...
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Winter Discovery Series - The CCC Experience in Letchworth Park
‘We Can Do it!’  The CCC experience in Letchworth Park”  Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Presented by Letchworth Park Historian, Tom Cook During the great Depression, four Civilian Conservation Corps camps operated along the Genesee River, laying the foundation ...
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