Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua

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The Chautauqua Institution (/ʃəˈtɔːkwə/ shə-TAW-kwə) is a nonprofit education center and summer resort for adults and youth located on 2,070 acres (8.4 km2) in Chautauqua, New York, 17 miles (27 km) northwest of Jamestown in the southwestern part of New York State. Established in 1874, the institution was the home and provided the impetus for the Chautauqua movement that became popular in the US in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Chautauqua Institution Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was further designated a National Historic Landmark.
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  • A truly amazing summer experience. Stay In the old hotel with its wooden rocking chairs and quaint rooms with glorious views from upstairs rooms. It’s like taking a step back in time. The...  more »
  • Nice atmosphere. Enjoyable even on the off season. Easy to find. Have good walking shoes. Plenty to do.  more »
  • Ive had a relativley good experience here until today when some old geezers crossed the road when it wasnt time for them to go and when we where going the exact speed limit down the road the coots decided t9 thrust their chests and flip the bird at us!!!! What a bunch of coots such a great experience..... wait what was i talking about????
  • My family has been coming here for six generations!! There's nothing like it! I look forward to our next visit.

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