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Michigan Street Baptist Church

511 Michigan Ave, Buffalo, NY 14203-2015
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Nice site to visit

Went to this church as part of a tour of important African American history sites in Buffalo... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2016
Salisbury, North Carolina
Not open to tourists

I tracked this place down because it was part of the Underground Railroad and I really wanted to... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2015
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3 May 2016
“Nice site to visit”
29 Sep 2015
“Not open to tourists”
511 Michigan Ave, Buffalo, NY 14203-2015
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Reviewed 3 May 2016

Went to this church as part of a tour of important African American history sites in Buffalo. On our arrival we were met by the Bishop, who gave us an interesting tour of the church. After seeing the sanctuary which is in decent shape; currently...More

1  Thank wewhynot
Reviewed 29 September 2015

I tracked this place down because it was part of the Underground Railroad and I really wanted to see it. We met with a local judge who serves on the board of this place, and he highly recommended that we visit it. He even told...More

1  Thank shoesArkansas
Reviewed 28 August 2013

I have been in Buffalo for over 40 years and have never took the opportunity to visit the Michigan Street Baptist Church or "Underground Railroad" until recently and I must admit, it was simply delightful. The Bishop served as a personal tour guide was a...More

4  Thank Davette719
Reviewed 18 April 2013

If you have the opportunity to take a tour here with the Bishop, you won't be disappointed. You will see the sanctuary, still used for service today, with pieces of the ceiling cut out that used to house the escaping slaves. You will also tour...More

3  Thank jmasc1
Reviewed 8 July 2011

While on business in Buffalo, I searched for historic sites. I found the city hall (recommended) , Gray Cliff (Frank Lloyd Wright House, recommended), but my treasured memory was finding the Michigan Street Baptist Church. I arrived mid-day on a Tuesday, and the sign said...More

13  Thank mmyatt01757
Reviewed 19 April 2010

This building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. I did a driving tour of the Underground Railroad Freedom Trail. From the outside, the appearance is an old, red brick bulding with bright red doors. The windows have been busted out and are...More

11  Thank Apryl J
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