Contact Us

Newstead Historical Society
PO Box 222
Akron, NY 14001


Information– General Questions or to reach the President of the Newstead Historical Society [email protected]

Octagon House Director – For information about the building, hours, special events and to schedule private tours – [email protected]

Knight-Sutton Director – For information about museum hours, the current exhibit and to schedule a private tours or a school visit. Also, for all inquiries related to the Century Home program[email protected]

Collections Manager – For information about acquisitions and artifact donations. [email protected]

Membership – For inquiries regarding annual or lifetime memberships, donations, and memorials. [email protected]

Other useful Contacts:

Town Historian – Beverly Summe – For all Historical Inquiries or to schedule an appointment [email protected], Phone (716) 542-4573. Office hours are 10:00am – 1:30 pm on Tuesdays or by appointment.  Office is located in the Cultural Center, downstairs from the Newstead Public Library, 33 Main St.

Akron & Town of Newstead Cemeteries – Click here for a listings.