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.

Butler-Wende Homestead

Butler-Wende Homestead

Historical Importance
A building boom followed the Erie canal in which schools, churches, banks and homes were mostly built in the Greek Revival style.

Type & Style
Greek Revival farm house

Year Built

Original Owner
George Butler

Notable Features
Doric pilasters and six upper windows filled with ornate iron grills