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Printer Sought for the 2016 Cattaraugus County Snowmobile Brochure

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism, Museum posted on Wed, 11/16/2016 - 9:46am

Cattaraugus County Economic Development, Planning and Tourism is currently requesting proposals for the printing of the Cattaraugus County Snowmobile Brochure. 

Printer Sought for the 2016 Cattaraugus County Heritage Brochure

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism, Museum posted on Tue, 11/15/2016 - 11:36am

Cattaraugus County Economic Development, Planning and Tourism is currently requesting proposals for the printing of the Cattaraugus County Heritage Brochure. 

Printer Sought for the 2016 Cattaraugus County Museum Brochure

News from Economic Development, Planning and Tourism, Museum posted on Tue, 08/09/2016 - 10:29am

Cattaraugus County Historical Museum and Research Library is currently requesting proposals for the printing of the Cattaraugus County Museum Brochure. 

The Guide will have an original size of 11"x8.5", and include text and graphics on both sides, using four color processing. There will be 1 page at 11"x8.5", with a trifold taking the completed size to 3.67"x8.5". Please provide quotes for the quantities of 2,500, 3,000 and 3,500.    

Opening for Cattaraugus County Museum Mammoth Exhibit set for August 6th

News from Tourism, Museum posted on Tue, 07/26/2016 - 9:42am
Poster for the Grand Opening of Mammoth Event at the Cattaraugus County Museum

Poster for the Grand Opening of Mammoth Event at the Cattaraugus County Museum

  The Cattaraugus County Museum is thrilled to announce that the Randolph mammoth has returned to Cattaraugus County.

The Randolph Mammoth Returns to Cattaraugus County!

News from Museum posted on Tue, 07/12/2016 - 2:20pm
Poster for the Grand Opening of Mammoth Event

Poster for the Grand Opening of Mammoth Event at the Cattaraugus County Museum

On Saturday, May 19 1934, workers using a power scraper to dig a new pond at the State Fish Hatchery just outside of Randolph unearthed remains of what was determined to be a Colombian mammoth; the first discovery of it's kind in our region.  After a few days of public viewing on site at the fish hatchery, the skull and tusks were sent to Albany to be treated and preserved and later placed on display at the State Museum.  The Cattaraugus County Museum is excited to announce that after an absence of over 80 years, the Randolph mammoth is returning to Cattaraugus County!  The r

Baseball exhibit opens at Cattaraugus County Museum!

News from Museum posted on Thu, 06/02/2016 - 4:28pm
Old photo of baseball team

Old photo of baseball team

The Cattaraugus County Museum and Research Library is pleased to announce the opening of it's new exhibit: "The National Pastime: Baseball in Cattaraugus County Museum."  This centerpiece of this exhibit is the museum's Ed Tanner collection, focusing on the stellar career of the Franklinville Frankees standout.  In addition we have uniforms, photos, and memorabilia of teams from across Cattaraugus County.  If you are interested in baseball or local history, please come check it out!

Family Day at the Cattaraugus County Museum!

News from Museum posted on Thu, 05/12/2016 - 3:01pm

The Cattaraugus County Museum and Research Library is excited to announce a new event coming this Spring. "Family Day at the Museum" will take place on Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 12-4. Part of New York State's "Path Through History" weekend, this event will be fun for kids of all ages and their families.

There will be live music provided by the WNY Fiddle Kids, hands on activities and games, as well as prizes! In addition, the museum's new exhibit on baseball in Cattaraugus County will be open!

Summer at the Stone House 2016

News from Museum posted on Tue, 02/16/2016 - 5:39pm

Summer at the Stone House 2016 will occurr every 2nd and 4th Thursdays, June through August from 7:00pm at the Cattaraugus County Museum.

New Exhibit Opens at Cattaraugus County Museum

News from Museum posted on Tue, 12/22/2015 - 12:12pm
Display of materials about Governor Higgins

Display of materials about Governor Higgins

The Cattaraugus County Museum and Research Library is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibit: "Frank Wayland Higgins; 35th Governor of New York."  The exhibit, made possible largely through generous loans of material by Mr. Ronnie Beverly of Rushford and Mr. Frank Higgins of Olean, focuses on the life of this prominent politician who called Olean home through photographs, letters, documents, and campaign materials.  It will run until May, 2016 and as always is free and open to the public.  Come see it!

New Exhibit Opens at Cattaraugus County Museum!

News from Museum posted on Thu, 06/04/2015 - 3:13pm
King of the Woods, Cattaraugus Cutlery Company display

King of the Woods, Cattaraugus Cutlery Company display

The Cattaraugus County Museum and Research Library is pleased to announce the opening of a new exhibit: "A Cut Above: The Cutlery Industry in Cattaraugus County."

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