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Sanborn Area Historical Society Farm and Schoolhouse Museum


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The Sanborn Area Historical Society operates a 57-acre Farm Museum at 2660 Saunders Settlement Road and an associated one-room Schoolhouse Museum at 2822 Niagara Street, both located in Sanborn, New York. The mission of the Sanborn Area Historical Society is to preserve, interpret and promote the area rural heritage.

The Sanborn Area Historical Society is chartered by the New York State Board of Regents as an educational institution. The Farm Museum consists of The Townsend Activity Hall, farming displays, a windmill, as well as rural living displays exhibiting the local rural heritage in the Read Museum Building.

An 1800s church scene and displays honoring veterans and the American Legion can be found in The Treichler Building. All are invited to tour and attend the following family-friendly FREE events:

School Days at the Farm - Come join and see if your relatives are in the many yearbooks and picture boards.                                  

Thursday - September 16 - 6-7:30 p.m.


Life On the Farm - Enjoy the film, "Life On the Farm", a tour of the buildings and farm equipment exhibit                                       

Thursday - October 21 - 6-7:30 p.m.


Kitchen Gadgets - Tour the Museum's vintage kitchen and enjoy learning about "gadgets" and their uses                                    

Thursday - November 18 - 6-7:30 p.m.


Christmas at the Farm - Tour the decorated hall and view a vintage Christmas tree decorated with cookie cutters and hankies. Enjoy learning about vintage toys that grandma and grandpa had when kids.     

Thursday - December 9 - 6-7:30 p.m.


Christmas activities with a visit from Santa and special guests  *Saturday/Sunday, December 11/12 - 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

See Farm Museum Event Schedule for confirmation and any updates of events and activities (716) 990-6909

  • Sep 16 - Dec 12th, 2021
    Thu from 6:00 - 7:30 pm

Sanborn Area Historical Society Farm and Schoolhouse Museum

For directions, call us at 716 215 3034

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