Historic Sites

Stand where Teddy Roosevelt took the oath of office. Travel along the famous Erie Canal. Enjoy jazz where legends like Billie Holiday and Count Basie once performed. Tour buildings designed by famous architects like Frank Lloyd Wright. Visit the gravesites of Rick James, Millard Fillmore, Chief Red Jacket, Mary Talbert and 10,000 veterans. Unearth the city’s Underground Railroad stops and trace the roots of the Civil Rights Movement. Walk the cobblestone streets of Canalside, the site of the terminus of the Erie Canal, where millions of immigrants made their way to the heartland through the “Gateway to the West.” The listings below will help you discover the rich historic and cultural heritage of Buffalo.

Black Rock Historical Society

Black Rock Historical Society

436 Amherst Street
Buffalo, NY 14207

(716) 331-3055

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Buffalo Fire Department's Historic Fireboat

Buffalo Fire Department’s Historic Fireboat

155 Ohio Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

(716) 846-4265

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Buffalo Fire Historical Society Museum

Buffalo Fire Historical Society Museum

1850 William Street
Buffalo, NY 14206

(716) 892-8400

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Buffalo History Museum

Buffalo History Museum

One Museum Court
Buffalo, NY 14216

(716) 873-9644

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Buffalo Lighthouse

Buffalo Lighthouse

1 Fuhrmann Boulevard
Buffalo, NY 14203

(716) 264-1707

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Canalside Buffalo

Canalside Buffalo

44 Prime Street
Buffalo, NY 14202

(716) 436-7100

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Chautauqua Institution

Chautauqua Institution

1 Ames Avenue
Chautauqua, NY 14722

(716) 357-6200

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Cobblestone District

Cobblestone District

95 Perry Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

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Colored Musicians Club Museum

Colored Musicians Club Museum

145 Broadway
Buffalo, NY 14203

(716) 842-0969

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Concordia Cemetery

Concordia Cemetery

438 Walden Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14211

(716) 892-2909

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Forest Lawn Cemetery

Forest Lawn Cemetery

1411 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14209

(716) 288-5999

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Griffins Mills Church

Griffins Mills Church

1809 Mill Road
West Falls, NY 14170

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