Alma Veterans’ Retreat

February 25, 2019

Alma’s veterans’ retreat was founded and built by the Allegany County Veterans’ Organization, for veterans and their families. The ACVO is open for members of all branches of the military—men and women. A veteran does not even have to live in Allegany County to be a member of the organization.

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“Patsy” Dougherty, World Series Baseball Player

February 25, 2019

What child does not have memories of baseball? If they didn’t play little league, they most likely did hangout at the ball field to watch their friends who did. The smell of the popcorn, the hot dogs, and hearing the crack of the bat brings back those times.

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Cora Scott – Cuba’s Famous Medium

February 20, 2019

Cora Lodencia Veronica Scott (April 21, 1840 – January 3, 1923) was one of the best-known mediums of the Spiritualism movement the 19th century.

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Friendship Hardware and Sandwich Shop

February 18, 2019

Who knew the perfect combination of hardware and sandwiches would be so popular? Sometimes it takes a little thinking out of the box…

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Angelica’s Shawmut – a Must-See for RR Enthusiasts

February 15, 2019

Trains have always held an interest to many people from the very young with Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends television series, to those who make the railroads run in the real world.

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Meet Friendship’s Miss Daisy

February 12, 2019

Friendship is home to one of the last working pieces of fire fighting equipment of the 1800s with their beautiful pumper Miss Daisy. She is the pride of the Friendship Fire Department!

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Allegany County Nightlife

February 3, 2019

With plenty of establishments to unwind after work for libations and entertainment, there is hardly a town in Allegany County where you have to go out of your neighborhood for a good time.

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Walker Metalsmiths of Andover

January 31, 2019

There was a time when every piece of fashionable jewelry that adorned a society lady’s neck, wrist, or finger was handcrafted by an experienced craftsman. Even when it became made from lesser materials like copper or silver for the rest of the population to afford, it was still individually created one piece at a time by the skills of a craftsman.

Welcome to the Modern Age!

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“Pa” Ingalls of Little House on the Prairie was born in Cuba

January 28, 2019

There are so many fun, yet well-kept secrets about the history of Allegany County! Imagine if you will that the roots of a popular television program gave start in Allegany County….well, it’s true! You’re invited to learn more here….

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Cartwright’s Maple Tree Inn of Angelica

January 24, 2019

Have you ever experienced the process of making maple syrup? It’s a LOT of work…but oh so rewarding! It begins by tapping the tree and collecting the sap that slowly gets boiled into the pure maple syrup that we enjoy every spring. Pair it with Cartwright’s incredible buckwheat pancakes and you’ve got yourself quite the incredible meal.

Cartwright’s Maple Tree Inn of Angelica is open from February 12th through April 14th. It’s a short time so make your plans to visit now!

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