War of 1812 museum would attract visitors
A few years ago, I visited the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio, and was impressed with it and the number of visitors it attracted. I remember writing a letter to this column suggesting Buffalo think up some sort of hall of fame attraction, possibly in the waterfront area. It was talked about, but nothing materialized.
Well, now I have a new plan. After reading the great News article by Charity Vogel on the War of 1812, I realized that the construction of a museum devoted to the war would be an exciting attraction for residents of Western New York and Ontario and visitors from other areas. The beauty of this idea is that it is personal because Western New York and Ontario were very much involved in the War of 1812. I think this would be much better than some old hall of fame idea.