Gift Shop

Available for purchase are the following items (click on the product name or image for full description).

Please contact Pat Rodrigues for additional information on any of these items and shipping information at (585) 478-2020.

“I Remember………” Book

Filled with wonderful stories and pictures written by current and former residents of Akron and Newstead. A real keepsake!


Lanis Ritecz Prints

Lanis Ritecz prints of her original pen and ink drawings done during the 1970’s and 80’s of many of Akron’s landmarks. 6” x 8”, black and white, perfect for framing.

Retail price $5.00 each or 12 for $50.00.


Notecards – Octagon House on front, blank inside – box of 8 notecards with Newstead Historical Society 50-yr. anniversary pen included. 5-1/2” x 4-1/4” – ivory great for holiday thank-you’s!


Walk Through History I Book

“A Walk Through History” the 40 page tour book focuses on twenty-one stops of Main Street Akron – the result of many months of research and loaded with historic photographs (many never published before) the booklet is a great gift for former residents and those interested in local history. The book is 5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″.

 $5.00. Bundle the three Walk books for $25.00.

Walk Through History II Book

John Street Walk Booklet are available at Recycle This Too and the octagon house, or by contacting Colleen Salmon (716) 542-9505.

$10.00. Bundle the three Walk books for $25.00.

Walk Through History III Book

Walk Through History III Book – Evergreen Cemetery.

$15.00. Bundle the three Walk books for $25.00.