Enjoy this link to “Button’s Inn” published in 1887, a fictional tale set in Westfield NY at an actual establishment, the halfway house on the portage trail between Barcelona Harbor (Lake Erie) and Mayville (Lake Chautauqua). It was a popular Inn and tavern throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries. This first chapter offers an interesting historical perspective and a colorful description of Chautauqua Creek Gorge.

Button’s inn : Tourgée, Albion Winegar, 1838-1905 : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive


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