Cattaraugus, New York: Thousands of Knives, Swords, Axes

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American Museum of Cutlery

Address:
Main St., Cattaraugus, NY
Directions:
American Museum of Cutlery. North end of downtown on Hwy 353/Main St., on the west side.
Hours:
Th-Su 1-4 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
716-257-9813
Admission:
Free
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Thousands of Knives, Swords, Axes

Less sword and sorcery, more taming the wilderness. Until World War I, Cattaraugus was at the heart of America's edged-tool-making region.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [08/22/2018]

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American Museum of Cutlery.

Thousands of Knives, Swords, Axes

We stopped in for a visit at the American Museum of Cutlery. It's one room of an old store crammed full of historical cutting edge memorabilia. An older gentleman greeted us and began telling us all about the items on display. I got the feeling that he would talk as long as anyone was interested and then some... Recommend highly for the local history buff, and anyone else who carries and uses a pocket knife daily.

[Annie, 08/08/2022]

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