Welcome to the West Bloomfield Historical Society
Historical Society

The Museum at 8966 Routes 5 and 20 is open Monday evenings, April through October.  

Hours of operation: Monday Evenings from 6pm till dusk.
Member meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm.
There is no admission charge to visit the Historical Society of West Bloomfield. Donations are welcome.

Any Questions can be directed to Needinfo@wbhsny.com. 

We can also be contacted at the following number.  585 708 WBHS (9247).

Please check the Calendar Page for upcoming events or for your conveniences you can view them in list form on the right.

West Bloomfield Historical Society


Our 2015 Membership drive is now underway! 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... You will be part of a dedicated Community effort!  Membership dues for Jan. – Dec. 2015 are as follows:  Single – $12, Family – $15, Senior (age 62+) – $10, Student – $8 and Business – $25.   Send your dues to: West Bloomfield Historical Society, PO Box 173, West Bloomfield,  NY 14585.  Include your mailing address, phone number and email address - if you have one.  For more information, call (585) 657-7722

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2015, 7 PM.  Come to the museum for a celebration of the tradition of canning and the famous Ball jar.  Member Leslie Giering, who grew up in the shadow of the Ball Company, will share her unique collection of jars and a presentation on the company’s evolution and connections to western New York.  Learn how canning and preserving flourished during some of America’s most challenging times, such as the Great Depression and World War II.  In honor of our region’s long history of vegetable farming and canning, we invite you to bring their own family canning recipes, stories, and tools.  The program is open to the public.  For more information, call (585) 657-7060.

Mondays through mid-October, 6:30 pm to Dusk:  Open Mondays at the Museum:  Don’t forget our open evenings when you can tour the museum 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!

For Drummer's Day Photos - click here.