This website is dedicated 
to the men and women who have served
 the Town of Huron over the years, 
the families having roots 
extending back 
to the settlement days of the early 1800s, 
and to the people who call Historic Huron Home.  

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The 10th Anniversary of the Association of Public Historians of New York State (APHNYS) was celebrated in 2009 with the creation of a legacy project to showcase the history of APHNYS members’ communities.   The rich and fascinating history of New York State’s villages, towns, cities, boroughs and counties are the threads that create a tapestry of the Empire State’s heritage.  This idea was the foundation of the APHNYS Heritage Quilt. Members of the Association were asked to create a 12″ x 12″ quilt square to represent their community.  This embroidered quilt square was sewn by Florence Chapin of Huron, New York. Carol Flint was Town of Huron Historian. The image of this quilt square is used as the logo for the Town of Huron. 

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Historian Duties

The duties of the Town of Huron Historian include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • preservation of the historic building sites maintained by the Town of Huron
    • Old Town Hall – Historical Department Building/Museum
    • Huron Grange
    • Dayton Mills School House
  • preservation of the contents in each of the historic building sites
  • maintenance of an inventory of all items and record of receipts and donors
  • development of creative ways to increase public awareness and interest in these historic sites
  • submitting monthly reports of the Historian’s activities for the Town Board
  • attendance to monthly Town Board meetings throughout the year

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Links for additional information about Historic Huron:


               Town of Huron Historian –

               Wayne County Historian – Peter Evans – 


                Wayne County Historian –  

                Sodus Bay Historical Society/Sodus Bay Light House –

                Sodus Point Historian –

                Historic Huron, New York Facebook Page 

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 Town of Huron Historian – Rosa Fox

Town of Huron Deputy Historian – Sue Bacon

Town of Huron Historical Records Volunteer – Kara Chapin