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We're here with the largest collection of Pan-American Exposition artifacts, to help people worldwide commemorate the l90l event which trumpeted the industrial and commercial excellence of the Americas at the turn of the last century. 

EA_ OPENING.jpgOur collections have other objects of national significance as well, such as the Red Jacket Peace Medal, the Pierce Motorette (an early motor vehicle), and prototype pacemakers, among the 80,000-plus items in our care. Sketches and paintings chronicle two centuries of growth of the city of Buffalo and surrounding land, and portraiture ranges from Peter Porter, one time Secretary of War, to Presidents Grover Cleveland and Millard Fillmore.

We’re here with nine exhibits that display a sampling of our vast collection which are right at home in the largest Pan-American artifact – the handsome Neo classical known as The Buffalo History Museum.

We're here for you with a Research Library that maintains manuscript, photographic and rare book collections, including the Holland Land Company records, letters to Millard Fillmore, and records of the Larkin Company.

If your roots are in Western New York, our extensive genealogical resources and digitized materials may help you find them. We are here to serve you, and we welcome you to explore.

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