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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    Happy Thanksgiving

    Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours! We are sincerely grateful for all of you!

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    Holly Days 2021

    Please accept this Special Invitation to you and yours to join us at the: Hinchey Homestead 634 Hinchey Road Rochester, New York 14624 585-464-9740 The event, including Light Refreshments and […]

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    Save the Date: November 30!

    For years, the furnace that heats the front part of the Hinchey Homestead managed by the Gates Historical Society for the Town of Gates has been red tagged. The 2nd […]

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    November Program: History of the Gates Police Department

    The Gates Historical Society’s November 15th program will be the history of the Gates Police Department presented by Gates Police Chief James VanBrederode.  Come hear about the Gates Police Department and […]

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    Calling All Volunteers!

    The Gates Historical Society is seeking volunteers to help with various events and open days at the Hinchey house. Do you have 2-3 hours a month to spare? We are […]

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    Halloween Event

    Join us for a Halloween Event at Memorial Park on Friday, October 22 from 5:30-7:30PM for Trick-or-Treating and other kid friendly activities! The Gates Recreation & Parks Department will be […]

Hours

WINTER HOURS

Wednesdays: 10AM – 2PM

Or by appointment.

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