The Allegany Area Historical Association will hold an Open House on Saturday, Aug. 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Heritage Center, 25 North Second Street, Allegany.

On display will be Allegany Central School class pictures, Civil War pictures and recent acquisitions.

On Sunday, Aug. 2, noted Civil War historian Mark Dunkelman will give a talk at 2 p.m. at the Heritage Center.  He will speak about Civil War General Patrick Henry Jones of the 154th New York.  Mr. Dunkelman will also have copies of his latest book, Patrick Henry Jones, Irish American, Civil War General and Gilded Age Politician, available for sale at a discounted price.

All events are open to the public.