West Seneca Historical Society


The West Seneca Historical Society was founded in 1946 with Phillip Wiegand as its first president. When you enter the Museum, you are standing in an original Lower Ebenezer Society House, built around 1850. You may find it interesting that there were no kitchens in Ebenezer homes, and that is because meals were cooked by the women and girls in a communal kitchen house, scattered throughout the community.

Today’s Museum reflects many periods in the history and growth of West Seneca. Artifacts in the collection include items from the Seneca and other Indian cultures who once lived in the area.

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