Date(s) - 06/07/2015
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Heritage Square Museum
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Heritage Square Museum Opens for the Season
Heritage Square Museum located at Brick Church Corners; 7147 Ontario Center Rd., Ontario, NY will open Saturday, June 6, 2015 with museum building tours.
On Sunday June 7, 2015 there will be a dedication ceremony of the exhibit barn in honor Polly and Bill Crombe. There will also be museum building tours.
Summer Sundays at the Square for Kids of All Ages featuring:
Sunday, July 12, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm: Pioneer Family Day-19th Century activities,
music, stories, games
Sunday, August 9, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm, Music at the Square, learn about 19th century musical instruments. Join the “Heritage Square Museum Band” parade at 3:30 pm and enjoy the ice cream social.
Fall Barn Sale
Thursday, September 17, 9 am – 8 pm, Friday, September 18, 9 am – 4 pm
Saturday, September 19, 9 am – 12 Noon ($3.00 Bag Sale)
Fall Arts and Crafts Festival
Saturday, October 3, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Arts & Crafts Sale, Museum Tours, Music, Food
Group tour reservations are being taken now. Don’t wait too long to book your tour! Your group could be school class field trips, family gatherings, clubs (men, women, boys & girls), church groups, and day campers. For school tour reservations contact Polina Doran. For all other group tour reservations contact Ann Welker at the phone numbers listed below.
Heritage Square Museum is owned and operated by the Town of Ontario Historical and Landmark Preservation Society. This 13-acre site includes historical buildings such as the Ruffell log cabin (discover the secret behind the mantel clock), the Brick Church one-room schoolhouse, the Warner house (have you ever seen a Seraphine?), old town jail, apple dry house, Baptist Meeting House and the recently restored Hojack train station. All buildings have been carefully furnished with period artifacts and great displays. And don’t forget to stop in the gift shop in the Hojack station to take home a special memory of your visit.
Also, did you know that Heritage Square is the home of New York State’s oldest living Sugar Maple Tree? It’s really big! Come take a look at this great tree when you tour these historic buildings with one of our knowledgeable guides.
Museum hours: June 6 to October 4, Sat. & Sun. 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm. Suggested donation: Adults $4.00, seniors & under 16 $3.00, Families $10.00. Closed July 4th and Labor Day. For more information or to schedule a private group or family tour by appointment please contact Ann Welker, 315-524-9330 and for school tours contact Polina Doran, 585-627-3526. All events take place rain or shine.
www.heritagesquaremuseum.org. Heritage Square Museum is owned and operated by the Town of Ontario Historical and Landmark Preservation Society, located at 7147 Ontario Center Road, Ontario, NY.