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331 West Main Street, Arcade, New York 14009
Mailing address: P.O. Box 236, Arcade, NY  14009
(585) 492-4466
Regular Hours: Thursdays 1 to 8 p.m. and Fridays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The first Thursday of the month, the Gibby House closes at 3:30 p.m.
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See historic photographs from the Society's archives in two large photo murals at TOPS Market in Arcade. You can download a list of the photographs with detailed descriptions and dates at the link below.  

Download the historic TOPS mural photo descriptions here.

Learn more about the local, rural history in and around Arcade, New York at the Arcade Historical Society, located next to the Pioneer Arcade Elementary School on West Main Street in Arcade. The Society was formed in 1957 for the 150th anniversary of the settlement of the town and collects and preserves objects and materials that illustrate the history of the town of Arcade and the surrounding area.The Society is in a Queen Anne style house known locally as the "Gibby House."  The Gibby House was left to the Society in 1984 by Mr. Vernon Gibby's Estate to use as a museum.


President : Joanne Haskell

Vice President : Lorna Spencer

Treasurer: Jeffrey Mason



Denise Fulkerson

Lynn Lester  

Denise Reisdorf

Eleanor Slazyk

Peggy Wiedemann

NEXT MEETING OF THE TRUSTEES:  Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, at 4 p.m. at the Gibby House

STAFF: Susan Andrews, Operations Manager

Come to the AHS Blog to join an exchange of information on Arcade history. Is there something you have discovered that you want to share or do you have a question about a building, an event, or person from the past? As a group we can find answers and learn more about our history. We have already "solved" one "mystery." Will you have the next one? 

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