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.

Solomon Bates House

Solomon Bates House

Historical Importance One of oldest homes on Route 5, very unusual unique use of stone as walls and foundation for the age of the house

Type & Style
Post Colonial, New England farmhouse

Year Built
1830’3

Original Owner
Solomon Bates

Notable Features
24 – 30” stone walls, 30 “ thick wall limestone, Greek revival doorway. Limestone is from the Onondaga Escarpment on which it stands. Early flat-arched window openings.