Don Shonn will continue a discussion of local land titles that will highlight the battle of the Tonawanda Senecas to avoid removal to the west and to preserve their ancestral land. Don is a long- time member of the NHS, former Village attorney, and real estate lawyer.
All program meetings are free of charge and open to the public. Meetings are held at the Newstead Town Hall, 5 Clarence Center Road, Akron, NY unless noted otherwise. Download a 2023 Program here
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From its early days as the home of Louis H. Sutton, owner at the age of 20 of Wheat's Ice Cream Company, to its current incarnation as a horse breeding, raising, training and stabling facility, this Akron-based farm has history spanning three generations to share. You will be surprised by what you learn.