Welcome to the West Seneca Historical Society. The West Seneca Historical Society was founded in 1946 with Phillip Wiegand as its first president. 

NOTE: As of August 4th, the Museum has reopened in accordance with NYS Guidelines for Phase 4.

If you are interested in learning more about West Seneca history, planning a trip to the museum, becoming a member, attending a special event, or how to utilize our resources in your classroom, please be sure to check out the various pages at our site.

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We are excited to announce that the West Seneca Historical Society's Museum is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

For more information about this honor, click here

 Our current Board of Directors are:

Tom Schobert

Vice President:

Barbara Reed

Shirley Mekarski

Charles Wilder

Tom Schobert

Assistant Curator
Ronald Baumgarten

Raymond Ball
Ronald Baumgarten
Janice Dalbo
Fran D'Amico
Ken Murray
James Pace
Matt Poole
Gail Reynolds
Jan Skelly

Town Historian  - Jim Pace


  An article about early West Seneca History was featured in the Spring 2012 edition of the Western New York Heritage Magazine. Click the image above to learn more about this issue.
Images of America: West Seneca is a work compiled by James Pace. It is available for purchase at the Historical Museum for $21.99. Or, it can be purchased at a different rate by clicking here (Amazon link).