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.

Knight Sutton Museum

The Knight-Sutton Museum opens its doors for the 2018 program entitled "Making the Grade," on Sunday, April 15, 2018. Come follow the history of our local schools from one room school houses to the eventual consolidated district. This display will be filled with great facts, pictures, and stories, so don't miss it!

Regular hours through the rest of May to October are:
Every Wednesday from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and the first and third Sunday of every month from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted.

Other days and times can be arranged by calling museum director, Marybeth Whiting, at 542-7022

The museum is located at 123 Main Street, Akron, NY 14001. Click here for a map.

WE ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR HELP!! Volunteers work on Wednesdays. If you would like to help with: newspaper clipping, artifact work, planning school/community programs and displays or a number of other jobs, please call Marybeth at 542-2994 or the NHS office at 542-7022.

If you have any artifacts for the Society please contact:
Marybeth Whiting, KSM Director & Curator (542-2994)