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.
HAROLD WAGNER | Courtesy of the Chautauqua Institution Archives Chautauqua dignitaries gather at the Norton Hall Cornerstone laying ceremony Aug.
Stand outside the Amphitheater and look in every direction — Chautauqua north, south, east and west. It is an exercise
The 1899 Chautauqua season lasted 60 days, the most since the Assembly’s beginning in 1874. It was the end of the 19th century. In an article titled “The New Chautauqua” John Heyl Vincent, Chautauqua co-founder, reflected on the first Assembly.
The end of the Chautauqua season is in the air. The cool nights. The sound of crickets. The anticipation of pumpkin spice lattes at Starbucks. And giants in the Heritage Lecture Series.