Trails and Treasures Home Page  Road Trips  Buffalo, NW Pennsylvania, NE Ohio (May, 2006)


The Chautauqua Institution was founded in 1874.  The 750-acre site on the west shore of Chautauqua Lake is filled with lecture halls, performance venues, practice shacks, and all types of lodging--Victorian "cottages", dormitories, and the grand Athenaeum Hotel.