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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    GHS Board Announces Election of Garth Brokaw as Vice President

    The Board of the Gates Historical Society announces election of Board member Garth Brokaw as Vice President at the Board’s January meeting. Garth currently assists with Tours and Archives Committees. […]

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    New items are available in the GHS giftshop!

    NEW Historic Gates maps are now available for purchase in the giftshop! The maps date from 1872 to 1924 and would look excellent as a framed print. The maps sell […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: UNIQUE 2020 TAX BREAK WHEN YOU DONATE

    UNIQUE 2020 TAX BREAK WHEN YOU DONATE

    According to the December 13th Sunday Democrat and Chronicle, one bright spot in 2020 is a new temporary deduction for charitable donations.  ‘As a part of the CARES Act, taxpayers […]

  • Merry Christmas

    Christmas Greetings from the Gates Historical Society

    Dear Gates Historical Society member or supporter: 2020 has been a year like no other. We regret canceling our last program of the year, but the rising Coronavirus figures gave […]

  • Holly Days 2020

    Hinchey House Holly Days

    Thank you to all the volunteers who came out last week to decorate The Hinchey House for our annual Holly Days. In a normal year, we would be hosting a […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: New Grant Approved!

    New Grant Approved!

    We are thrilled to announce that the Gates Historical Society has been accepted to participate in “Building Capacity, Creating Sustainability, Growing Accessibility” through the Museum Association of New York.   […]

Hours

Due to COVID-19, The Gates Historical Society has decided to temporarily close the Hinchey House.

Tours

Due to coronavirus, all tours are closed.

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Rochester, NY 14606

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Rochester, NY 14606

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