Saturday, August 5, 2017

Buffalo History Museum (8/5/2017)

Saturday, August 5, 2017
A major gap in posts because of our trip to Alaska and back, which is on a different blog:
Today we made a quick trip to Buffalo, NY to take care of a couple items at my mother's house. We had, Gus, the dog with us, so despite a drizzle we did take a walk at the Buffalo History Museum.
The Centaur (c. 1914, by Charles Carl Rumsey)
was erected in 1953
Buffalo History Museum aka Buffalo and Erie County Historical
Society Museum (1901, designed by George Cary as the New York State
pavilion at the 1901 Pan American Exposition)
Japanese Garden marker
South portico of the Buffalo History Museum,
modeled on the Parthenon in Athens, Greece
Japanese Garden (1971-1974) and Mirror Lake
Japanese Garden steps to the Buffalo History Museum
Japanese Garden on Mirror Lake
Looking across Mirror Lake at the
Buffalo History Museum and Japanese Garden
South portico of the Buffalo History Museum

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