1 North Branch Road
Cuba, NY 14727
Phone: (585) 968-1992
Fax: (585) 968-3826
A library rich with history and character, the Belmont Literary and Historical Society Library was built between 1893 and 1904. A stunning example of 19th Century vernacular public architecture, this two-story triangular red-brick structure also features a three-story clock tower. What started in 1885 as a small library with only forty volumes, today the library houses 16,235 volumes and circulates 32,617 items per year. The library has free membership and admission and also has WiFi internet facilities.
Located across State Street, is William O. Smith Recreation Center, a multi-sports facility. Its well-equipped sports center comprises swimming pool, ice skating rink, roller blading rink and a pavilion. Apart from regular practice sessions, this center also hosts local sporting events and tournaments. For more details, call ahead.
Located in central Olean, this magnificent church has been serving the Episcopal community of the city for more than 120 years. The church building, featuring Gothic Revival architecture, was designed by famed New York architect, Robert W. Gibson. A rectory and parish hall are part of the church complex. The St. Stephen's Episcopal Church Complex, was added to the National Register of Historic Places at the turn of the 21st Century, in 2001.
A Renaissance Revival structure that complements the nearby Beaux Arts Olean Public Library perfectly, the US Post Office-Olean was constructed in the period between 1910 and 1912. Designed under the supervision of James Knox Taylor, the two-story building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.
What formerly stood as the monumental Smith Parish House, is today home to the renowned Portville Free Library. The building dates back to 1847 and is a fine model depicting the Colonial Revival and the Greek revival styles of architecture. It been incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.
Located nearby the Wellsville Erie Depot, the US Post Office-Wellsville was constructed in 1931. Conceptualized and designed by architects W.B. Olmsted and F.V. Murphy, this post office was added to the esteemed National Register of Historic Places in 1989. This Classical Revival style building also features two panels depicting the 'First League of Peace of the Iroquois tribes' and 'White Woman of the Genesee' respectively by Mary Jemison.
This Ellicottville Historic District is the heart of the village. It comprises of civic, religious, educational and residential structures which is a count of 66. Inclusive of the 66 structures in the district, it offers entertainment like casinos, museums, dinning spots, skiing, golf, fishing, horseback riding, swimming, etc. The District is known for it's County-Tourism and it also consists of a Townhall within the District.
Arcade Historical Society is an important part that documents and gives a voice to the past of this tiny village. The society stores important historical artifacts and other details that validate the history of the city. You will get to know more about the royal and rich history of the place till the Queen Anne era and also learn about the architecture and lifestyle of the village. The society itself is located inside what is a historical house from that era. Arcade Historical Society is also involved in conducting auctions of the historical artifacts in which you are sure to find rare gems. If you are interested in knowing the history of the place, Arcade Historical Society is the place to go.
Established in 1836, Alfred University carries a rich history and stands as one of the oldest and mots prestigious universities of Alfred. With about 2000 undergraduate and nearly 400 graduate students, the university aims to create a strong community. Be it liberal arts, engineering, sciences or business, the varsity has several courses and academic programs to offer. It also offer international internships and semester studying to students. The idyllic campus is a beautiful sight with many labs, art facilities, classes, libraries, observatories and much more.