September 2011 Meeting

17 September 2011 - Saturday - Amherst Museum, 3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst, NY 14228.

The $6.00 admission fee will be waived for WNYGS members in good standing and for those with Amherst Museum cards. See their website at for directions, a description of their facilities, and membership information.

10:30 A.M. Brief Business Meeting

11:00 a.m. Tour of Research Library & Archives and Restored and Furnished Buildings. The library contains over 5,000 volumes as well as many other documents and microfilm of the Amherst Bee. We will also experience 19th-century life on the Niagara Frontier and tour historic houses, a church, blacksmith and barber shops, and two one-room schoolhouses on the beautiful 35-acre grounds with exhibits on local history, textiles, art, and the Erie Canal.

12:00 noon Break for lunch. A bag lunch is an excellent idea as attendees then have more opportunity to talk genealogy with others.There are no restaurants in the immediate vicinity.

12:30 p.m. Continuation of tours.

Last updated: Monday, September 19, 2011