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The Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park Announces Our Preliminary 2018 Calendar of Events

In preparation for the 2018 season, the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park has announced this preliminary calendar of events. More details and additional events will be added as the season progresses. This year the Naval Park will open on Saturday, March 24th with a ribbon-cutting ceremony that starts at 10:00am. Some highlights […]


Sunday, February 11 from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. At the Frank E. Merriweather Jr. Library, 1324 Jefferson Ave, Buffalo, NY 14208 ★★ Free and Open to the Public ★★ Join Warren Galloway and Eva Doyle as they follow the evolving role and challenges of African Americans in the U.S. military throughout history. Beginning in America’s Revolutionary […]

New USS Little Rock Commission in Buffalo, New York

It was an exciting few weeks at the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park as the new USS Little Rock was commissioned right here in Buffalo, NY. The new USS Little Rock’s commissioning beside the former USS Little Rock represents the first time in the Navy’s 242 years that a new ship enters […]

Buffalo Naval Park passes on USS Little Rock CLG-4 history to USS Little Rock LCS-9

This afternoon, The Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park presented the crew of the newly commissioned USS Little Rock LCS-9 with three silver place settings that were originally housed and used on the USS Little Rock CLG-4. These place settings will be the only part of the decommissioned USS Little Rock CLG-4 that […]

USS Little Rock LCS-9 Commissioning Ceremony – Live Stream

Although tickets for the USS Little Rock Commissioning Ceremony on December 16th are sold out, the event will be live streamed for those unable to attend. The link will become active approximately 10 minutes prior to the event (10:50 A.M. EST). Click here to watch the event