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War of 1812 trail

Mapping the War of 1812 trail

A map showing Historic Sign sites and Trail in Historic Black Rock, within the City of Buffalo, NY - a War of 1812, Erie Canal, and pre-Civil War community.

Signs & Trail

Flames Across Niagara

Join us for Flames Across Niagara on December 7th 2013. Simply click on the "See More" button to download or view more information about this event in PDF format. 

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History Moment

Off they went to battle, brave men who fought against great odds and won the day.

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Marking the War of 1812 sites

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

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Mural Project

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

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Heritage Trail

A map 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