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Genealogical Society meets Aug. 17

WESTFIELD — The annual picnic of the Chautauqua County Genealogical Society will be held Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 4 to 9 p.m. at Ottoway Park,8000 Route 5, Westfield. The Park is approximately eight-10ths mile east of Barcelona, across from the KOA campground. Bring a dish to pass and your own table service. You may also bring your own individual meal for yourself and your family. Meal begins at 5:30. Water and coffee will be provided. The pavilion is screened in. All are invited!

Todd Langworthy, town of Pomfret Historian, will provide a power-point presentation on the life and influence of Dr. Squire White, a prominent early settler in our area. He was a physician, teacher, businessman and all around good person. With the recent news of the purchase of the White Inn in Fredonia, which bears Squire White’s name, he will shed some light on the life of the man who made Fredonia his home for most of his life. Speaker will be after the meal, approximately 6:30.

Throughout the evening, members/guests are encouraged to share their own family/local history stories, genealogical research, or item of interest, old photos, etc.

For further information contact Ruth Nichols, President , 716 965 2656 or Gail Pugh Dash, VP and program chairman, 716 785 8420.

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