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Chautauqua - An American Narrative

A Historical Perspective

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Learn more about Chautauqua's rich history from Chautauqua archivist and historian Jon Schmitz. Chautauqua has always had a strong and visible connection to its history. Through the Chautauqua Literary & Scientific Circle and the Chautauqua Movement, the Chautauqua Institution has been an important part of American culture since it's founding in 1874.

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Chautauqua: An American Narrative

Chautauqua has many unique offerings, from education, to the arts, to recreation.

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A Visual Tour of Chautauqua

Explore Chautauqua and experience the natural beauty and architecture of the grounds.

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A Visual Tour of Chautauqua

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A Visual Tour of the Athenaeum

Take a visual tour of the historic Athenaeum Hotel on the Chautauqua grounds.

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A Visual Tour of the Athenaeum

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More About the Chautauqua Literary & Scientific Circle

Learn more about one of Chautauqua's oldest institutions, the CLSC.

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More About the Chautauqua Literary & Scientific Circle

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Practice Shacks: A Chautauqua Tradition

Learn more about one of Chautauqua's quaint traditions, the practice shacks.

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Airs Friday, April 27, 2012 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.

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