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Together As One 2024: Featuring
Weekly Bus Tours in February

New in 2024, we are featuring weekly Saturday bus tours on Feb 3, Feb 10, Feb 17 and Feb 24

  • Limited spots available for each tour

  • There is no cost to attend

  • If you reserved a ticket but are unable to make it, please email zhi@bfloparks.org to free up your spot for another person

  • If a bus tour is completely booked, you may sign up to be on the waitlist here

Together as One - started in February 2023 - is an effort to centralize information about the various Black History Month plans of WNY cultural organizations. Each will hold their own programs or events throughout the month of February.

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Special Thanks to Calvary Baptist Church for their support in this new bus tour initiative!

Together As One 2024, featuring Bus Tours!

The Buffalo African American Museum board of trustees would like to give a special thanks to all our sponsors, partners and supporters who contributed to the “Together As One” 2024 Black History Month program, and this coordinated effort to increase education of our local Black History.

Special thanks to all our sponsors, partners and supporters who contributed to the “Together As One” 2024 Black History Month program, and this coordinated effort to increase education of our local Black History:

  • City of Buffalo Hon. Mayor Byron W. Brown

  • City of Buffalo Council President Christopher P. Scanlon

  • City of Buffalo Council Member Joseph Golombek Jr.

  • City of Buffalo Council Member David A. Rivera

  • US Congressman – Hon. Brian Higgins 

  • NYS Senator – Hon. Timothy Kennedy  

  • NYS Assembly Member – Hon. Crystal Peoples-Stokes

  • Erie County Executive – Hon. Mark Poloncarz 

  • Erie County Legislator – Hon. April Baskin

  • Buffalo & Erie County Public Library – Director John Spears

  • Calvary Baptist Church – Pastor Corey B. Gibson  

  • Burchfield Penney Art Center

  • Buffalo Branch NAACP

Special Thanks to former City of Buffalo Council President Darius Pridgen for his support of this initiative. 

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Saturday, February 3, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Theme: The Journey to Freedom

This tour features a historical narrative of Freedom Park (formerly known as Broderick Park) by Storyteller Sharon Holley, and a guided tour of the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center.

Tour hours: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Meeting and parking location: Buffalo Museum of Science

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Saturday, February 10, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Theme: Honoring Black Leaders of WNY

This tour features a presentation by the Buffalo Museum of Science, tour of the Buffalo Black Achievers Museum and a guided tour of The Buffalo History Museum, in partnership with Uncrowned Queens.

Tour hours: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Meeting and parking location: Buffalo Museum of Science

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Saturday, February 17, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Theme: The Buffalo African American Museum
and John E. Brent

This tour features a tour of the John E. Brent Garden, MLK Jr. Monument Plaza, and concludes at the Buffalo and Erie County Central Library. The Library features an exhibit of the history and stories of the Buffalo African American Museum, chaired by Mr. Clifford Bell.

Tour hours: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Meeting and parking location: Buffalo Museum of Science

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Saturday, February 24, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Theme: Celebrating Black History, Culture and Milestones

This tour features a tour of The Nash House at the Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor, a stop at the African American Cultural Center and finally The Freedom Wall on Michigan Street.

Tour hours: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Meeting and parking location: Buffalo Museum of Science

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