This page contains a series of articles about historic Childs in the Town of Gaines. The hamlet of Childs lies just north of Albion at the intersection of Routes 104 and 98. In 2019, Childs was selected to be on the Landmark Society of Western New York’s “Five to Revive” list. In 1993, the federal U.S. Department of the Interior declared the Cobblestone Museum in Childs a National Historic Landmark, the first site in Orleans County with that distinction.)

Article 1 – John Proctor

Article 2 – The Village Inn

Article 3 – Blacksmith Shop

Article 4 – Nellie Vagg

Article 5 – Temperance

Article 6 – Red Brick Buildings

Article 7 – The Cobblestone Universalist Church

Article 8 – The Ward House

Article 9 – District #5 Schoolhouse

Article 10 – Printing

Article 11 – Farmers Hall

Article 12 – Harness Shop

Article 13 – Electricity, Part 1

Article 14 – Electricity, Part 2

Article 15 – Electricity, Part 3

Article 16 – Electricity, Part 4

Article 17 – Horse & Buggy Days

Article 18 – Proctor Brook

Article 19 – Farming, Part 1

Article 20 – Farming, Part 2

Article 21 – Farming, Part 3

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