Melissa N. Brown became the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society's 11th director in its 149-year history. Ms. Brown joined the Society's staff in 1998 and has also consulted on dozens of other exhibits in local museums.
Ms. Brown highlighted the direction she plans to lead the Historical Society and also showed some artifacts from the collection to an appreciative audience of about 50 people.
--- By Dennis Galucki
Center for the Study of Art, Architecture, History and Nature