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Painting the USS Little Rock

BUFFALO, NY – This time of year, outdoor improvement projects are in full swing. And one of the biggest painting jobs in Western New York has commenced on the city’s waterfront. Ironically, it is being done with one of the smallest crews. When the USS Little Rock, a retired warship docked at the Buffalo & […]

The Battle Within Memorial Service: Honoring veterans who lost their battle to PTSD

On Monday, May 28, 2018, from 10:00AM-12:00 PM at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park, we will be honoring the men and women veterans who have lost their battle to PTSD. The Battle Within Memorial Service is an effort to get our heads and hearts around the complex issue of the approximately […]

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 […]