Heritage Square Museum is Seeking Volunteer Museum Guides
Heritage Square Museum will be hold itís pre-season
orientation for museum weekend and school tour guides on
Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 1:00 pm in the music room at
the North Ontario Methodist Church (Brick Church), 7200
Ontario Center Road, Ontario, NY. Bring a friend
and be a guide as a team.
If you have an interest in history or like historic
buildings and artifacts and have some extra time this
summer, then this training is for you. In
this orientation, you will learn about Ontarioís
history, view the training DVD and review the docentís
guidebook and other procedures. You will get to
meet new people with similar interests, but most of all
you will become a great asset to the museum this summer.
Heritage Square Museum will open for the season with
Museum Tours and the Chamber of Commerce Business Fair
Saturday, June 7th from 10 am to 4 pm and on
June 8th at 1:30 pm the reception and
dedication for Dr. Floyd Thompsonís buggy.
To make a reservation to attend or questions, please
call Billie at (585) 265-3863 or Alayna at (315)
589-9884. Please enter through the single glass
door off the parking lot at the east end of the
Museum hours: June 7 to October 5, Sat. & Sun.
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm. Suggested donation: Adults $4.00,
Senior & under 16 $3.00, Families $10.00. Closed
July 4th and Labor Day.
For more information or to schedule a private group or
family tour by appointment please contact Ann Welker,
315-524-9330 and for school tours contact Polina Doran,
Heritage Square Museum is owned and operated by the Town
of Ontario Historical and Landmark Preservation Society,
located at 7147 Ontario Center Road, Ontario, NY.
All events take place rain or shine.
Volunteers Needed for Spruce up Day at Heritage
Clean up day at Heritage Square
Museum, 7417 Ontario Center Rd., Ontario, NY is
scheduled for Saturday, May 3rd at 9:00 am.
Residents and friends of
the society are invited to stop by and help prepare the
museum for programs and visitors beginning with our
opening weekend June 7th showcasing some of
our local businesses.
Each of the buildings will get a cleaning and spruce up
and exhibit items updated. The Society members who serve
as "stewards" of each of the restored buildings will
work with fellow members and volunteers.
Heritage Square is the "hidden jewel" of our community.
Stop by and help make it shine!! Refreshments are
To volunteer or seek additional details, contact Jim
Switzer at 585-750-2277.