Buffalo VS Black Rock - A Debate on the Western Terminus of The Erie Canal
Wednesday 21st Jun, 2017

The Buffalo History Museum
One Museum Court Buffalo, NY 14216
Time: 6:00pm
Cost: Free/members l Museum admission
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Buffalo vs Black Rock is a Debate on the Western Terminus of the Erie Canal.  Samuel Wilkeson, mayor, judge, and builder of Buffalo Harbor will be portrayed by David A. Franczyk, Fillmore District Councilmember.  Peter Buell Porter, congressman, soldier and statesman will be portrayed by Joseph Golombek Jr., North District Councilmember and the debate will be moderated by DeWitt Clinton, Governor of New York State, portrayed by Mark J.F. Schroeder, City Comptroller.  Erie County Historian, Douglas Kohler, will introduce the historical figures and music will be supplied by Rush the Growler.   

This event is free with museum admission.


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