The Newstead Historical Society was organized in 1958 and chartered by the Erie County Federation of Historical Societies in 1959. The goal of the NHS is to preserve, protect and promote the history and heritage of the Town of Newstead and Village of Akron.
The mission of the Newstead Historical Society is to ensure a sense of community by preserving and interpreting the Town's rich social and cultural history through education and programming.
The Newstead Historical Society is a volunteer organization. Volunteers are essential elements of the Newstead Historical Society's ability to achieve its mission.