West Bloomfield Historical Society

8966 NY-5  Bloomfield ny 

The Seneca who occupied the West Bloomfield land before the coming of the white man had constructed three villages in the area according to tradition. They located one on Fort Hill along Honeoye creek. Hamilton Hopkins later owned a farm there in what settlers called factory Hollow.

We invite you to join us in learning about and appreciating our community and its place in history. You will be warmly welcomed..... and the demands on your time will be minimal.




​Tuesday, May 16, 6:30 to 8:30 pm

With guests and displays from West Bloomfield restaurants of the past.  You will also meet descendants of Mr. Ayers, who created West Bloomfield’s famous milk shakes in the early 1900s.  All are welcome. 

If you were an employee or customer of a local eatery like Locust Lawn, the Veranda, the Maplehurst, Palmer’s, or any others, stop by anytime that evening to visit and reminisce. 


West Bloomfield NY Historical Society



Don’t forget our open evenings when you can tour our collections or just join in a chat about town history.  Families – we hope you will bring your children around to learn more about the people, the achievements, and the inventions that have made West Bloomfield such a unique place.  You are always welcome!