NORTH TONAWANDA – The city’s rich heritage as an industrial hub is on display in the North Tonawanda’s History Museum’s industrial and business exhibit, 54 Webster St.
The exhibit focuses on Erie Avenue, Walck Road and Zimmerman Street businesses. Part of the display features Durez and the plastic it was known for making before many people even knew what plastic was.
The display also includes a series of radar detecting devices invented and manufactured by Radatron, as well as artifacts from Frontier Manufacturing, operated by Stanley Peuchen in the early 1900s. National Grinding Wheel is also included in the exhibit.
Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for senior citizens, veterans and students, and free for museum members.
The museum is closed Sundays and Mondays, open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.