Gates Historical Society

Explore the history of the Town of Gates

The Gates Historical Society leads in providing information on Gates history and in preserving and showcasing the Hinchey Homestead as a model historic site. This is achieved by programs, events, exhibits, tours and related services to Society members and the general public.


Recent Posts

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    Preserving Gates History

    ‘The Little Engine that Could’ is a childhood classic and a metaphor for life if you’re a small but stout hearted organization like the Gates Historical Society. Most of this […]

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    News from the Gates Historical Society

    See the latest images from around Gates:

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    September Program with Gary Newman

    Join us for our September Program on Monday, September 21 at 7 PM – 8:30 PM at the Gates Town Hall. This program is free and open to the community. […]

Hours

The Hinchey House will reopen to the public in November:

Wednesday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Year round
1st Sundays 1:00 – 3:00 pm
May through November
Except for Town holidays

Tours

Due to coronavirus, all tours are limited to 4 attendees with masks and social distancing required.

Reserve your tour online via GatesHistoricalSociety@gmail.com
$10 for Society members
$15 for non-members
Pay online or at the door

Upcoming Events

  1. Tools of the Past: Basic to Beams

    November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Support our Projects

Support our Business Partners

Giuseppe’s Restaurant

50 Spencerport Rd,
Rochester, NY 14606

Phone: (585) 429-6540

Howard Road Garage

51 Howard Rd,
Rochester, NY 14606

Phone: (585) 429-5790