Save the Date: November 30!
Community Event Fundraising

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 furnace that heats the back...
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November Program: History of the Gates Police Department

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 the history of policing in...
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Calling All Volunteers!
Community Event News

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 specifically looking for some help...
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Halloween Event
Community Event

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 taking collections for Lollypop Farm...
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October Program: The Italians of Greater Rochester
Author Event

October Program: The Italians of Greater Rochester

Join us for The Italians of Greater Rochester: Contributions to the Community and the Nation, presented by author Edward Maruggi on Monday, October 18 at 7PM. He will explain how more than 4 million Italians...
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Join us as a Business Member

Join us as a Business Member

For $50 a year, your business can be listed on our website, Facebook page, and in our seasonal newsletter. The all-volunteer Gates Historical Society has managed the Homestead for the Town of Gates as a...
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Fall 2021 Newsletter
News Newsletter

Fall 2021 Newsletter

Eagar to learn more about what's going on with the Gates Historical Society? Check out our latest Fall 2021 newsletter!   Learn more about: fall events, 2021-2022 goals, barn updates, business member highlights, donations needed,...
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A Sincere Thanks to Concert Attendees

A Sincere Thanks to Concert Attendees

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Upcoming Events


April 5, 2023 – Oct. 25, 2023

1st & 3rd Sunday: 12PM – 3PM
Wednesdays: 10AM – 3PM

Or by appointment.


May 4, 2022 – Oct. 16, 2022

1st & 3rd Sundays 12pm -3pm and Wednesdays 12-3 last tour each day, 2:15pm or by appointment. Call (585) 464-9740 and leave a message. No fee for tours, donations gratefully accepted.

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AMD Business Brokers
2269 Lyell Ave

Brodner Equipment
3918 Lyell Road

Carol Cerasuolo Tax Services


Colony Dry Cleaners
695 Howard Road

DiPonzio Funeral Home
219 Spencerport Road

Erdle Perforating

100 Pixley Industrial Pkwy



EZ Mini Storage

1000 Howard Road


Gates Chili Federal Credit Union
2870 Buffalo Road

General Code Publishers

781 Elmgrove Road


Giusepppe’s Restaurant 

50 Spencerport Road


Howard Road Garage
51 Howard Road

James R. Gray Funeral Home

1530 Buffalo Road


Thomas Ferraro Jr., CPA
517 Beahan Road
585- 235-7730