With the first edition of the daily newspaper in the summer of 1906, the Chautauqua Press announced a change in name. For the first time, the paper would bear the name readers recognize today: The Chautauquan Daily.
On a quiet Chautauqua evening, nearing dusk, there are 24 notes in the air — 24 notes that tap deep
Mention the Children’s Temple, and most Chautauquans will look puzzled — and justifiably so. It might have vanished entirely from awareness, but for that mausoleum of old buildings and the plaque.
Every week’s lecture series has a theme at Chautauqua Institution, but that wasn’t always the case. In fact, the concept
In his book The Story of Chautauqua, Jesse Hurlbut wrote, “The notable event in the Assembly of 1905 was the
Immigration often appears in the news as a headline or in a stump speech from a prospective political candidate. Chautauqua
The history of Newton Hall is a potpourri. It mixes the story of an archaeological museum dedicated to Middle Eastern/Holy Land artifacts, the biography of Chautauquan Augustus O. Van Lennep, and a mystery which remains unsolved today.
He died 100 years ago, in 1915. “It might be a good year to revisit the life of Booker T. Washington,” said Gary Moore, North Carolina State University professor of agriculture education.
The 1903 Chautauqua Assembly Herald greeted its Chautauqua summer audience by introducing the new President of the Board of Trustees
For those who know it, Chautauqua Lake can get busy in both summer and winter, the water and ice providing a welcome medium for activities of many kinds. But rarely do those who know the lake see the kind of busy that Chautauqua Lake welcomed on Oct. 16, 1879.