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    Happy Mother’s Day

    Happy Mother’s Day to all the Moms in the world! You’re forever rooted in our hearts! Why not celebrate by touring the Hinchey Homestead? We’re open today, Sunday May 9 […]

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    Rental of the Hinchey Homestead

    Are you planning a wedding, a milestone birthday or other special event? The Hinchey Homestead is now accepting rentals for private events! The front parlor provides an excellent background for […]

  • Thumbnail for the post titled: A Gift from the Heart

    A Gift from the Heart

    Below is a letter written by GHS President, Susan Swanton to friends and supporters of the Gates Historical Society:

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    Tools of the Past: Basics to Beams

    Join the Gates Historical Society Monday, May 17th at 7PM in the Gates Town Annex for “Tools of the Past: Basic to Beams” featuring Collector, Don Newcomb. Don will be […]

  • Mike and Al

    Volunteer Spotlight: Michael Montanarello and Al Ranzenbach

    Last year Michael and Al connected with us through Easter Seals, and we are so fortunate that they did. They help in so many ways. During good weather, Michael and […]

  • Coldwater

    New Books are Available in the GHS Gift Shop!

    We just got our hands on some really nice copies of COLDWATER: AN ECLECTIC HISTORY OF THE HAMLET! Learn the story of the Coldwater people and the rich Gates history […]

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April 3, 2024 – Oct. 30, 2024

1st Saturday & 3rd Sunday: 1PM – 4PM
Wednesdays: 10AM – 4PM

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April 3, 2024 – Oct. 30, 2024

1st Saturday & 3rd Sunday 1pm -4pm and Wednesdays 10-4 or by appointment. Last tour each day, 45 minutes prior to closing.  Call (585) 464-9740 and leave a message to schedule tour outside of open hours. No fee for tours, donations gratefully accepted.

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AMD Business Brokers
2269 Lyell Ave
585-247-4750

Brodner Equipment
3918 Lyell Road
585-247-5218

Carol Cerasuolo Tax Services
585-426-5539

Colony Dry Cleaners
695 Howard Road
585-235-3414

Gates Chili Federal Credit Union
2870 Buffalo Road
585-247-1090

General Code Publishers
781 Elmgrove Road
585-328-1810

Giusepppe’s Restaurant 
50 Spencerport Road
585-429-6540

Howard Road Garage
51 Howard Road
585-429-5790

James R. Gray Funeral Home
1530 Buffalo Road
585-247-6360

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517 Beahan Road
585- 235-7730