On Saturday, October 11, 2014, 1232 Lucy fans in Jamestown set a Guiness World Record for the most people stomping grapes - 60 tons of them!

On August 6, 2011, 915 people in Jamestown dressed up as Lucy Ricardo to set a Guiness World Record for the most people dressed as Lucy.

First gas well in the world was constructed in Fredonia.

Lilly Dale is the largest Spiritualist community in the world.

The Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle is the oldest continuous book club in America.

The Gery Rodeo, held annually in August, is the longest continuous running rodeo East of the Mississippi.

The first Grange (No. 1) was chartered in Fredonia.

The Women’s Christian Temperance Union, the eventual force behind prohibition, was organized in 1873 in Fredonia.