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

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:

President: 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

Kenneth Murray

James Pace

Matthew Poole

Gail Reynolds

Jan Skelly

Town Historian - James 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).