AP & HS Museum

23 Genesee Street, Avon

Thursday, 1:00 - 4:00

  Sunday, 1:00 - 4:00

  Also by appointment


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             NEW!

    Avon Opera Block

    Third Floor Tours! 

 

    Sundays at 2:00 pm

     Donations welcome

     

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  Contact Information

Call 585-226-2425 ext 22

        or  Email Us


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      Avon Opera Block

     23 Genesee Street

         Second floor
     Handicap accessible

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     Programs are free

     Open to the public

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     Genesee Valley Breeders Association:   

   100th Anniversary

      Presenter TBA

 Sunday September 13            2:00 pm

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   Avon Opera Block:            Third Floor  

          Kelly Cole

   Sunday October 18

           2:00 pm

 

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  Avon Corn Fest 2015

    Saturday, August 8

 Come see our displays,  buy a raffle ticket, and renew your membership!


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   Monthly Meetings

First Monday each month

           7:00 pm

     Avon Opera Block

23 Genesee Street, Avon

        Second Floor

   Handicap accessible

      Public Welcome


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About the Avon Preservation and Historical Society

 




Avon is located in Western New York, situated on the east bank of the Genesee River. Settlers arrived around 1785, and formed the town in 1789 as Hartford. The name was changed to Avon in 1808 to distinguish it from another New York community by the same name.


The Avon Preservation and Historical Society (AP & HS) was chartered in 1983. The mission of the AP & HS is to interpret and preserve the rich history of the village and town of Avon, NY. Educational programs are provided and the Society's diverse resources are available to the public.


The AP & HS Museum, located at 23 Genesee Street, is home to a wide variety of collections. Many unique photographs, historical documents and local memorabilia are on display. Please come visit us on a Thursday or Sunday, between 1:00 and 4:00. The displays change on a regular basis, so come often!

To build an oral history of the area, the AP & HS is recording the recollections of long-time residents. These recordings are available for loan by contacting the AP & HS. If you know someone who would like to share their memories, please contact us for an interview. 



                             Become an AP & HS Member!


As a member you will receive four newsletters each year. Each issue contains unique Avon memories, historic events, and announcements. Your support will also insure our educational programs and expansive museum collections continue on into the future.


                                     Levels of support:


                                     Individual:  $10

                                     Family:       $20

                                     Business:    $30


                    To become a member, download and print our

                                     Membership Form





         These local businesses have recently become members:


             Avon Library, Frankie's Barbershop, C & F Toys

            Davin Corn, Johncox Trucking, White Horse Auto

                 LeFois Brothers, Peppermints, Tom Wahl's

                       Town of Avon, Village of Avon

     Genesee Valley Penny Saver, D.P. Tool & Machine Inc.

           Partyman, All Seasons Wine & Spirits, Star Headlight

Louie's Pick-up Services, McDonalds, Avon Family Restaurant

               Platinum Limousine and Lakeland Equipment


                        Thanks for your support!





 



Check out our 2015 raffle donations!













































































                                  
       
           


    The Avon Chapter of Women's Sewing Guild kindly
donated this beautiful handmade quilt in honor of the
Genesee Valley Breeders Association's 100th anniversary.


 

   Lakeland Equipment generously donated this peddle tractor, honoring the strong agricultural presence in the Avon community.
 

    
                   $1.00 per ticket   6 for $5.00


         Stop by during museum hours to buy your tickets.
     The raffle will be held at the Corn Festival on August 8, 2015.
     All revenue collected supports the AP&HS free programs
     and museum.


 

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