Western New York's Unknown Stories

Unknown Stories of WNY: South Buffalo Foghorn

4:22 PM, Jul 23, 2013

South Harbor horn silenced for 50 years, but maybe not forever.

Unknown Stories: WNYer At Center of Civil War Mystery?

3:48 PM, Mar 9, 2013

When the USS Monitor succumbed to storm waters off the coast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina December 31, 1862, she took with her 16 men, including a Buffalonian.


Unknown Stories of WNY: Lincoln's Legacy

6:22 PM, Feb 12, 2013

On the 204th birthday of the 16th President, we reflect on the lasting legacy left by Abraham Lincoln here in Western New York.

Unknown Stories of WNY: Bond Connection

9:00 PM, Feb 11, 2013

A Hamburg auto-entertainment business has a unique connection to one of the most thrilling Bond stunts ever.

Unknown Stories of WNY: Little House Connection

6:04 PM, Nov 16, 2012

It was a beloved TV show and book series, but did you know that within Little House On The Prairie is also an Unknown Story of WNY?

Unknown Stories of WNY: Seneca Oil Springs

9:09 AM, Nov 14, 2012

Many say the birth of the North American petroleum industry took place in 1627, right here in Western New York.

Unknown Stories of WNY: Father of Taps

2:46 PM, Nov 10, 2012

The miltary bugle call Taps is widely recognized as a song of tribute. The song as we know it has it's musical roots right here in Western New York.

Unknown Stories of WNY: Forensic First

2:21 PM, Nov 9, 2012

Shows like Law and Order are extremely popular, but a real life murder mystery was solved a century ago here in Western New York, using a forensic first.

Unknown Stories of WNY: Jack The Ripper

5:40 PM, Nov 1, 2012

Was Jack The Ripper a man who lived and is buried right in our own back yard?

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