Western New York is known for its many waterways, and the city of Buffalo sits right on Lake Erie, an essential location that gave it a crucial role in American history, especially after the construction of the Erie Canal. You can still find relics today around Buffalo that demonstrate its ...Read More
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New York City’s Central Park gets plenty of fanfare, and rightfully so. But anyone who’s been to Buffalo knows that our parks are nothing to sneeze at. Many non-locals are unaware that Central Park’s designer, Frederick Law Olmsted, also designed Buffalo’s gorgeous system of parks, including its crown jewel, Delaware ...Read More
While thousands of locals and tourists will visit Canalside this summer for concerts, biking and other outdoor activities, many may not realize the significance of its namesake and its importance to the development of the city of Buffalo. The Erie Canal is central to Buffalo’s history and was the major ...Read More
This is the first post in our Buffalo History blog series. The series will focus on explaining how the city of Buffalo has grown and changed over the past few centuries and how its cultural and industrial heritage has shaped the city it is today. Buffalo is known as the ...Read More