Welcome to the Macedon Historical Society

Our mission is to promote and encourage
historical research and preservation regarding the community of Macedon, NY and to disseminate that information back into the community.

We meet on the second Tuesday of the month at 5:30 Business Meeting, 6:00 Membership Update and 6:30 Community Chat Series

April – November at the Historic Macedon Academy 1185 Macedon Center Rd.
February and March at the Macedon Center Meetinghouse 1208 Macedon Center Rd.

(No meetings in December or January)

Open Houses are held May to September on the last Sunday of the month from 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Meetings and Events

The Macedon Historical Society meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month April through November at the Historic Macedon Academy at 1185 Macedon Center Rd. Parking is at the MC Methodist Church north parking lot, just 3 houses west of the academy. February & March meetings are at the Macedon Center Meetinghouse 1208 Macedon Center Rd. parking is available on the premises.
These meetings are free to the public.
You will find virtual meetings information on Macedon History NY Facebook page. We also will
physically meet at the Macedon Town Hall 32 Main St, Macedon. Please email macedonacademy@gmail.com or call 315-538-0051.


  • April 11, 2023 - FOUNDING DAY CELEBRATION. This is the official date of Wayne County’s establishment as an independent county in New York State. There will be a ceremony in
    Lyons (the County Seat) to “kick off” the year-long celebration. A program and reception will be held at the Lyons Community Center.
  • May 13, 2023 – WAYNE COUNTY BICENTENNIAL GALA at Carey Lake in Walworth. Stay tuned for updates on Gala Tickets and special guests.
  • May 19, 20, 21, 2023
    John Bullis Play
    written by Rand Darrow
  • Monday, May 29th 2023
    Memorial Day Parade and Presentations
    Noon - Presentations
    12:45 - Parade down Canandaigua Road to the Macedon Center Cemetery. Hosted by the Macedon Historical Society.
  • August 14-19, 2023 – WAYNE COUNTY FAIR with Bicentennial Theme & Special Events each day, sponsored by the Wayne County Bicentennial committee and sponsors.
  • Saturday September 2nd, 2023
    Macedon Heritage Festival on the Erie

    Canal Park, off Route 350,  Macedon,  NY: Music, Food, Beer, Craft Booths, Kids Korner.

  • Featuring Towpath Volunteer Fife and Drum Corp
    World Fife and Drum Friendship Festival


Our "Community Chat" series has been well received. Families from our community come and share their stories after the Membership updates at each meeting. A guest speaker will share their stories of living and growing in Macedon.  These "Chats" will be posted on our Facebook Page, Macedon NY History.  Please join us.

Community Chats