The American Experience

An Exceptional Cultural Experience

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With the Walsh Family, you’re not only gaining an exceptional academic environment that will put your student ahead of others but a whole cultural experience that will allow your student to become a global citizen!

Archbishop Walsh Academy is in the small city of Olean, NY which is about 1.5 hours south of the historic Buffalo, NY! Western New York has a rich history dating back to the early settlements of the United States. Not only will your child be safe in the rural community of Western New York, but will the easy accessibility to major metropolitan cities of Buffalo, NY, Cleveland, OH, Pittsburgh, PA and a short drive to New York City and an hour away from the U.S. and Canadian border.

While in America experience the historic roots of the Native Americans that vastly populated our region, enjoy the scenic rolling hills of the Allegany Plateau with thousands of miles of beautiful forests which are perfect for hiking, and many outdoor activities!

Travel also the Niagara River to see a wonder of the world; Niagara Falls which is only a short drive from our area. Enjoy a four-season destination in Ellicottville where it’s always bustling with people enjoying the small town and winter sports resort. Taste many American cuisines including the Buffalo Wing, Beef on Wecks and other culturally rich foods that are known throughout the world. There is always something to explore in our area and is a great place to experience the diverse life within the American society.

Find out more information about the city of Olean here:
Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce:
Enchanted Mountains of Western New York:
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