Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park
The Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park, located on Buffalo's downtown waterfront, is the largest inland naval park in the country. Founded in 1976 opened to the public in 1979, the museum features several military ships, equipment and artifacts. The ships at the museum are: the destroyer USS Sullivan (a National Historic Landmark), the guided missile cruiser the USS Little Rock, and the submarine USS Croaker (all were built during WWII). Equipment includes fighter jets and helicopters. The museum features exhibits on military history and contains various artifacts and memorabilia.
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