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.

Knight Sutton Museum

The Knight-Sutton Museum opens its doors for the 2019 program entitled "Celebrations and Good Times!” on Sunday, April 7, 2019.

Regular hours through the rest of April to October are:

Every Wednesday from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and the first and third Sunday of every month from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted.

Other days and times can be arranged by calling museum director, Marybeth Whiting, at 542-7022

The museum is located at 123 Main Street, Akron, NY 14001. Click here for a map.

WE ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR HELP!! Volunteers work on Wednesdays. If you would like to help with: newspaper clipping, artifact work, planning school/community programs and displays or a number of other jobs, please call Marybeth at 542-2994 or the NHS office at 542-7022.

If you have any artifacts for the Society please contact:
Marybeth Whiting, KSM Director & Curator (542-2994)