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An important part of our mission at the Yates County History Center is to inform the public about the history of Yates County through museum exhibits and hands-on programs. Fundraisers are held throughout the year that are educational, fun and supportive of the Center's programs. To register or for more information regarding an event, please call 315.536.7318.

All of our programs are open to members and the general public. Check out what's going on at the History Center!

Calendar of Events

Upcoming events can also be found on our Facebook Events Page.

Saturday, January 20
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Fire! 50th Anniversary of the Penn Yan Firehouse Fire

Lecture, photos and recollections of the famous Penn Yan Firehouse fire which ocurred on December 20, 1967. Here the stories from those who were there, share your memories. at the Penn Yan Fire Department, 125 Elm Street, Penn Yan.

Ongoing

Donate your refundable cans and bottles to our tote in the parking lot of History Center.  Every penny counts!  There is also a container at Two Can Dan’s refund center on Benham Street with our name on it!

Ongoing

Check us out on Facebook.  There are always old photos posted with fun recollections by friends of the History Center.   Find fellow history lovers and former residents of Yates County who have moved away.

Ongoing

The Oliver House Museum is open Tuesday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. year around.  Additionally, during July and August the museum is open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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The L. Caroline Underwood Historical Museum is open Tuesday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. year around.  The administrative offices and the research center are located here.

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The Scherer Carriage House is open Tuesday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. year around.

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The Catherine Spencer Center for Genealogical and Historical Research at the L. Caroline Underwood Museum is open when the Underwood Museum is open.


Yates County History Center
107 Chapel Street, Penn Yan, NY 14527
Phone 315.536.7318 | Fax 315.536.0976
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