Local Historians and Historical Societies

Municipality

Municipal Historians Historical Societies
Ontario County
Dr. Preston Pierce
3051 County Complex Drive
Canandaigua, NY
585-396-4034
prestonep@co.ontario.ny.us
piercepe@flcc.edu
Ontario County Historical Society 
55 North Main Street
Canandaigua, New York 14424
Phone (585) 394-4975
http://www.ochs.org
Bristol Beth Thomas
c/o Bristol Town Hall
6740 County Rd. 32
Canandaigua, NY 14424
Phone: 585-704-7209
brhist@frontier.com
 
Canadice
Margaret “Jo” Bott
5949 County Road 37
Springwater, NY 14560
585-367-2050 x7#
historian@canadice.org
 
Canandaigua, City Lynn Paulson
159 Stewart Place
Canandaigua, NY 14424
585-394-8354
Sp465lynn@aol.com
 
Canandaigua, town Raymond Henry
1940 New Michigan Rd
Canandaigua NY 14424
585-944-1506
rhenry@townofcanandaigua.org
 
Clifton Springs James Conners
9 East Main Street
Clifton Springs, NY 14532
315-462-7394
mr.giff@fltg.net
The Clifton Springs Historical Society and
Foster Cottage Museum
9 East Main Street - PO Box 112
Clifton Springs, NY 14432
315-462-7394                                                                                                history@fltg.net
http://www.fostercottage.org/ 
East Bloomfield, 
Town and Village
Judith M. Stewart
2455 County Road 39
Bloomfield, NY 14469
585-657-7244
director@ebhs1838.org
East Bloomfield Historical Society
8 South Ave - PO Box 212
East Bloomfield, NY 14443
585-657-7244 
http://www.ebhs1838.org/
Farmington Donna Hill-Herendeen
1000 County Road 8
Farmington, NY 14425
315-986-8100
farmhistorian@yahoo.com
Farmington Historical Society
http://www.townoffarmingtonny.com/historical_society

Geneva, City Karen D. Osburn
543 South Main St.
Geneva, NY 14456
585-789-5151
genevhist@flare.net
Geneva Historical Society
543 South Main Street
Geneva, NY 14456315-789-5151
info@genevahistoricalsociety.com
https://genevahistoricalsociety.com/
Geneva, Town Barbara Lamb
543 South Main St.
Geneva, NY 14456
315-789-3922
blamb@capital.net
 
Gorham Dennis Hogan
PO Box 224
Gorham, NY 14461
585-526-6317
historian@gorham-ny.com
Gorham Historical Society
2664 NY-245, Stanley, NY 14561
http://gorhamnyhistoricalsociety.org
Hopewell William Schutt
2436 County Road 47
Canandaigua, NY 14424
585-394-0036
wschutt@rochester.rr.com
 
Manchester, Town Timothy Munn
585-746-6941
TDMunn74@gmail.com
 
Manchester, Village Contact the Village Clerk
8 Clifton Street
Manchester, NY 14504
585-289-4340
info@villageofmanchester.org
 
Naples Vacant  
Phelps, 
Town and Village
Christopher Tiffany
1309 Ridley Rd.
Phelps, NY 14532
585-748-7688
phelpshistorian@gmail.com
Phelps Historical Society and Howe House Museum
66 Main St.
Phelps NY 14532
(315) 548-4940
http://phelpsny.com/historical-society/
Richmond Joy Lewis
PO Box 145
Honeoye, NY
585-229-7305
historian@townofrichmond.org
Honeoye-Richmond
Historical Society Museum
Richmond Town Hall 
8690 Main St, Honeoye, NY 14471
http://townofrichmond.org/content/Departments/View/13 
Rushville Ken Seeling
4831 Rt. 247
Rushville, NY 14544
585-554-6847
seelingk@frontiernet.net
 
Seneca Jane Wolfe
PO Box 39
Seneca Castle, NY 14547
585-526-5251 ext. 32
rjwolfe@frontier.net
 
Shortsville Sharon Trimm
6 E Main Street
Shortsville, NY 14548
585-289-9674
strimm@outlook.com
 
South Bristol Beth Thomas
6500 Gannett Hill Road West
Naples, NY 14512
585-374-6341
beththomas1015@gmail.com
South Bristol Historical Society
Bristol Springs Grange Hall
6547 State Route 64
Bristol Springs, NY
http://www.southbristolny.org/historical-society/
Victor Babette Huber
85 E. Main St.
Victor NY 14564
585-742-5065
bmhuber@town-victor-ny.us
Victor Historical Society and 
Historic Valentown
High St. just off Route 96, 
across from Eastview Mall in Victor, NY.
Phone: (585) 924-4170
http://www.valentown.org/
West Bloomfield Pat Talley
3449 Co. Rd. 40
Bloomfield, NY 14469
585-703-8961
pwtdmthillock@aol.com
Mary Twardokus
2152 Elton Road
Bloomfield, NY 14469
585-657-7722
Mt2152@hotmail.com