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Oakfield Historical Society & Research Center

585-948-5901
7 Maple Avenue
Oakfield, NY 14125

Hours of Operation

Opening Day 2022: Saturday, April 30 from noon-3pm.

Open the second Saturday of each month from noon-2pm. With notice we are happy to give a private tour by contacting Laurie Nanni at 585-259-4145.

Closed January, February, and major holidays.

In the village of Oakfield is a two-story house museum has some really interest facets. It does a very good job educating visitors on the importance of gypsum mining in Oakfield. Numerous photographs and mining equipment tell the story of an industry that was important to the town. Another prevalent theme is the Native American influence on the town. A very nice collection of arrowheads (gathered from the local area) that is worth the trip alone. The war room upstairs has been expanded show casing something for the War of 1812 to Afghanistan. A unique aspect of the Oakfield Historical Museum is that they publish their own books on local history, which are available for purchase.

Stop in for a blast from the past with their newest exhibit - "South Street - Businesses by the Italian families on South Pearl"

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  1. Visit a farm - get to know our Alpacas!  (Nearly Free: donations accepted) Our Alpaca farms are open to visitors year round, just call ahead to schedule a visit.  Most farms will accept a donation for your visit and allows your kiddos to feed, pet and walk the alpacas.  Live…

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Tour remnants of an ancient Native American fort in Oakfield

Did you know that the Town of Oakfield was the home to one of the largest Native American forts? For one day only - Saturday, October 15th - you can participate in a tour of the ancient remnants, including Indian mounds and earthworks, hosted by the Oakfield Historical Society. This is a…

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