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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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Facts / Artifacts


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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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An introduction to the Black Rock Historical Society

The Black Rock Historical Society was established in 2011 to preserve the heritage and history of the neighborhoods and people associated with the area defined as Black Rock in the City of Buffalo.

The Society is the latest in a series of accomplishments and ongoing initiatives that have been in development for over 5 years. These include:

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Commemorative bonfire

Bonfire to commemorate the War of 1812