Map showing slips and adjuncts of the Erie Canal at Buffalo

Explore the Erie Canal: Black Rock & Buffalo

July 7, 2021

  A Tale of Two Villages By Mary Durlak   On October 31, 1821, a rain storm on Lake Erie caused Captain Rogers of the steamboat Walk-in-the-Water to give up efforts to reach the shelter of Point Abino on Lake Erie. He turned back toward safety in Buffalo. As the storm worsened, the captain anchored in

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Black Rock

Black Rock Tour Highlights

June 18, 2021

Mack Barker Education Coordinator If you live in Buffalo, you’ve likely heard of Black Rock. You may know it as the location of Wegmans or the Sportsmen’s Tavern, and you may even know it was originally a separate village, competing with Buffalo to be the terminus of the original Erie Canal. Unless you live there,

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City Hall Sunburst

Community Cultural Project | Journey’s End Refugee Services

June 7, 2021

  Community Cultural Project: Journey’s End June 2021 Greetings from Journey’s End Refugee Services, Inc.! We want to thank our community partner Explore Buffalo for giving us the opportunity to tell you a little more about our work and our newest neighbors in the City of Good Neighbors. Who We Are & What We Do

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