University Express - Hard Times in WNY: 1812-1844

10:00 am - 10/21/2015

@ Amherst Senior Center

370 John James Audubon Pkwy
Buffalo NY  14228



The early settlers of WNY faced unimaginable hardships building “The Queen City of the Lakes.” Learn about the burning of Buffalo during the War of 1812, the building of “Clinton’s Ditch”, the deadly 1844 seiche disaster that become known as the Lake Erie tsunami, and more.

Instructor: Tim Shannon, local author and educator

Wednesday, October 21st - 10 a.m.

Amherst Senior Center, 636-3055 ext. 3108 to register

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