Experience All Known North American Cobblestone Structures
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Constructed in the early 1830s, the Brick House is home to the Cobblestone Society’s office, resource center/research library, and the George W. Zeis Upper Gallery.…
In 1833, the First Universalist Society was organized at Fairhaven (now Childs) and a building committee consisting of John Proctor, Joseph Billings, and William W.…
The parcel of land on which the cobblestone schoolhouse sits was purchased by John Proctor in 1847 for $50. Under the supervision of William Jenks…
Constructed in 1855, this building served as a Universalist Church for several decades. In the 1870s, the German Lutherans became owners of the building and…
It is believed that this building, constructed in the Second Empire style, was built by William Hedley of Medina in the 1870s. Hedley purchased land…
This building was constructed in 1838 by Starr Chester, a cobbler from Gaines, serving as his shop until 1880. Three years later on May 21,…
Used in Hamlin, NY as a voting booth, this building houses the museum’s used book sale.
Purchased by John Simmons from John Proctor in 1839, the small parcel of land on the southwest corner of the intersection at Fair Haven hosts…
No written records survive regarding the Ward House; however it is believed to have been constructed around 1840 under the direction of John Proctor. What…
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My husband and I were married at the Cobblestone Church…It was a lovely experience and a beautiful backdrop for our special day! The staff was very accommodating and all of our guests were appreciative of the simple brilliance of the venue…The Cobblestone Church is a diamond in the rough – a true hidden gem of Orleans County!Jenna C.
Thank you for putting on a stellar event tonight for First Friday. I always love coming to Orleans county for these kinds of community socials. Kim always did a bang up job at Marti’s on Main, and she didn’t disappoint tonight. Showcasing the museum this way is fabulous!Cindy B.
A must see…although I went by it a 1,000 times in my life and never even saw it as a great attraction, it really is!Art Z.
Great collection of restored and beautiful old buildings. Fascinating collections…Robert G.