5 Things Everyone From Buchanan Knows
Buchanan is a quaint little town containing an estimated 4,263 resident according to wikipedia. It sits about 10 minutes West of Niles and about 5 minutes from Niles Scream Park. Using comments from Facebook, Trip Advisor, Yelp and other questionable internet sources...here are the 5 Things Everyone From Buchanan Knows:
#5. Where Buchanan got it's name.
Buchanan was named after former U.S. Senator and the 15th President of the United States, James Buchanan according to the Berrien County Genealogical Society.
#4. Redbud City
Buchanan has the nickname of Redbud City according to wikipedia,
because of the many redbud trees that have historically lined city streets and the major approaches to the city, Buchanan has long been recognized as a Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation
#3. Tabor Hill Winery & Restaurant - 185 Mount Tabor Rd, Buchanan, MI 49107-8326
#2. Hickory Creek Winery - 750 Browntown Rd, Buchanan, MI 49107-8336
#1. Redbud Motocross - 13638 Red Bud Trail N, Buchanan, MI 49107
This by far received the most mentions on Facebook as well as ranking #2 on TripAdvisor's "Things to Do in Buchanan" list. One of the largest motocross tracks in the Midwest, Wikipedia says that RedBud MX is known for "the best dirt on earth." Thousands of people travel from all over on 4th of July to attend. Get more info on the Redbud MX website by clicking here.
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