Cultural Institutions

Cultural Institutions

Orleans County

Brief Description of the county

Orleans County is in western New York State, northeast of Buffalo and west of Rochester, on the southern shore of Lake Ontario. The Erie Canal passes (east-west) through the middle of the county.


The Cobblestone Society's Museum promotes education, appreciation, and preservation of 19th and 20th century Western New York cobblestone history and culture.

The mission of the Community Free Library is to see that the community of Holley and its surrounding towns are provided with effective, expanding, and free library service.

Hoag Library enriches and empowers the people of its community by promoting access to ideas and information and by supporting lifelong learning and love of reading. The library provides relevant materials, ensures equal access to information...

Lee-Whedon Memorial Library, located in Medina, NY, is a school district public library, permanently chartered by the State of New York in 1962. Original funding for the library was provided in 1928 by Mr. William U. Lee through a trust fund...

The Orleans County Marine Park (OCMP) is an 11 acre public marine park on Point Breeze Road (Route 98) in Kent, NY and the Oak Orchard River, under the Lake Ontario State Parkway bridges & on the Seaway Trail.

The OCMP is open April 15...