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War of 1812 trail

Mapping the War of 1812 trail

Walking and Biking Heritage Trail brochures on Market Square/ War of 1812 and the Scajaquada Historic Trail

War of 1812

This article shows the process of marking the sites of the War of 1812 in Black Rock.

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American Heroes Remembered

October 15th - 17th

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Fall 2015 Speaker Series

Thursdays at 6 P.M.

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Mural Project

After a jurried competition, six artists have been selected to design and paint historical murals.

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Tour Maps

Maps showing Historic Sign sites and Trail in Historic Black Rock, within the City of Buffalo, NY 

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Black Rock Historical Society’s Mission

The BLACK ROCK HISTORICAL SOCIETY‘S mission is to preserve, interpret and make available significant historical materials to the public about the history of the communities of Black Rock, Grant-Amherst, Riverside and West Hertel in the City of Buffalo, New York. Collections are used for research, education, publication, exhibition, and other programs, and to instill a deeper appreciation of the important role that the residents of these communities have played in its relationship to local, national and world history.

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Commemorative bonfire


    Hours of operation:
    Thursday: 3:00pm--7:00pm
    Friday: 12:00pm-4:00pm
    Saturday: 10:00am-2:00pm