Origin of Buffalo Street Names
Speaker: Angela Keppel
Date: Nov. 18, 2020
Angela Keppel is an urban planner and history enthusiast. A lifelong Buffalonian, Angela lives in the juxtaposition between where we have been and where we are going as a city. Angela runs “Discovering Buffalo, One Street at a Time” where she blogs about Buffalo streets and how they got their names. She works as a Project Planner with Buffalo Place, the downtown business district.
The Meaning and Significance of Wampum
Speaker: Richard David Hammel
Date: Nov. 23, 2020
Richard Hamell is an Associate Professor Emeritus of Geology from Monroe Community College. Rich has geology degrees from MCC, SUNY Brockport and the University of Rochester. After his retirement, Rich turned his attention to presenting programs for . . .
The Story of Horatio Jones
Speaker: Robert Jones
Date: Nov. 24, 2020
Robert Jones is a Counselor for the Cattaraugus Territory and represents the leadership of the Seneca Nation of Indians. Mr. Jones is a descendant of Horatio Jones, an important intermediary between the Seneca and the Haudenosaunee in their negotiations with the young United States government.
Historic & Influential People from Buffalo & WNY
Speaker: Rick Falkowski
Date: Nov. 26, 2020
Rick Falkowski has been involved in all aspects of WNY entertainment during the past 50 years. He is the founder of the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame and Buffalo Music Awards, former publisher of Buffalo Backstage Magazine, entertainment coordinator of Tonawanda’s Gateway Harbor Concerts . . .