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South Buffalo and Lackawanna

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The South Buffalo community is a very strong neighborhood, only a fifteen to twenty-minute drive from anywhere in Buffalo, where you can follow the Irish Heritage Trail. The area features many statues carved from the felled trees from the October Storm: Chauncy Olcott, who wrote many Irish ballads (Irish Center, 245 Abbott Rd.), Tim Russert, Red Jacket (corner of Seneca and Cazenovia Streets), Sister Mother McAuley, founder of the Mercy Order (625 Abbott Road) and the Irish Immigrant (293 McKinley Parkway, entrance to Brookdale Park). Visitors can enjoy two Olmsted-designed parks–Cazenovia and South Parks, as well as the Olmsted Parkways and Circles, which lead to the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens and Our Lady of Victory Basilica at the Lackawanna/South Buffalo border. You’ll find many friendly, clean and comfortable places to stop for breakfast or lunch along South Buffalo’s three main business streets, Seneca Street, Abbott Road and South Park. More details at Visitors to the area can also enjoy Mercy Hospital Garden and Tim Russert Children’s Garden.

The Garden of Ed & Cindi Williams
240 Tuscarora Road, Buffalo, NY 14220

Open Hours: Fridays, 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

The Garden of Martha Heidinger
186 MacKinaw Street, Buffalo, NY 14204
(Louisiana & Hamburg St – old 1st Ward)

NEW! The Garden of Sharon & Dominic Macciaccio
32 Rutland Street, Buffalo, NY 14220

Open Hours: Fridays, 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

NEW! The Garden of Mary O’Connor
23 Crystal Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14220

Open Hours: Fridays, 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

NEW! The Garden of Linda Monaco
64 Bedford Avenue, Lackawanna, NY 14218

Open Hours: Fridays, 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

Mercy Hospital St. Patrick Garden
Lorraine Avenue at Abbott Road, Buffalo, NY

Open Anytime

Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens
2655 South Park Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14218
(716) 827-1584 /

HOURS: Monday-Sunday 10:00 am-5:00 pm; adults $6, students (13+ with ID) and seniors (55+) $5, Children(3-12) $3, Children under 3 and Garden Members are free.

Tim Russert Childrens Garden
2002 South Park Avenue (between Whitfield & Choate), Buffalo, NY 14220

Open Anytime