1825, A Pivotal Year on the Niagara Frontier

This collection features seven images covering 1825, a pivotal year on the Niagara Frontier. This year saw a visit from General Lafayette to the Buffalo area; Major Mordecai Manuel Noah purchasing land on Grand Island, N.Y., to create a city, Ararat (Arrarat), for "Jews of all nations"; the trial of the three Thayer Brothers for the murder of John Love; and a view of Buffalo from that time.

Collection owner: Buffalo & Erie County Public Library