Come and join us at the
September 6th, 2014
We are having displays from Willow Creek Quilters and Amish Quilts and Goods.
Crafters & Farmers Marketers are Welcome to joins us
Call Pat 716-296-5709
Refreshments are available
Leon Down Home Days
September 27,2014 9am
Driving and Riding Obstacle Course
Cowboy Obstacle Course
Small Livestock Obstacle Course
Horse classes: Adults $20 Youth 17 & under $15
Livestock class $5
Driving and Cowboy class sign ups at 7 am
livestock class sign ups at 9 am
Info: Luke 716-225-2270 or Pat 296-5709
Sponsored by Leon Historical Society
Horses Neg coggins and rabies
Livestock current health cer
Community Wide Lawn Sales and Flea Market
Sponsored by Leon Volunteer Fire Dept.
2014 Leon Down Home Days Obstacle Challenge
New this Year: Riding and Driving combination class
Adult Level 1 Training Level: New horse and Rider partnership
Adult Level 2 Intermediate: Established horse and rider
Adult Level 3 Masters: Horse and rider ready for more
Youth Level 1 Training Level: New horse and Rider
Youth Level 2 Intermediate: Established horse and rider
Youth Level 3 Masters: Horse and rider ready
for more advanced course
In hand: Pony, Mini, and yearling
New: Small Livestock class in a separate area.
All Youth 18 and under must wear helmets
When riding per NYS law.
Anyone abusing an animal will be asked to leave.
Location: behind the Town buildings 12195 Leon/New Albion Rd.
The Museum is open every Saturday starting in May – October, from 10am to 4pm!
Open by appointment contact Pat Bromley, Historian, 716-296-5709, email firstname.lastname@example.org, and check out our web site: leonhistoricalsociety.webs.com
Our Meeting for 2014 is as follows. “We will be taking membership in March.”
The cost in $5.00 a year!! We welcome active members, but we also appreciate those who wish to be less active in their support.
March 31, April 28, May 19, June 30, July 28, August 25, September 22, October 27, November 24. Our regular meetings are pot-luck suppers at 6pm. “Meeting after.”
May 26, Memorial Day Parade with reading of Honor Roll
June 28th, Willow Creek Quilters & Amish Quilts & Goods 11am-4pm (at church)
July 24-26 Come Ride with Us Around Leon "National Day of the Cowboy Wagon Train~Drivers and Riders Welcome $10.00 per Person/Day to ride or Drive or $10.00 per Seat/Day to ride on Wagon
Food Available or Bring you own~ Primitive Wagon camping spots available for Ride/Drivers. Please send reservations by July 14th... For more Information contact Luke (716) 225-2270
July 26th History Day around the Church
August 23rd Town Picnic! ***Save the Date***
Bring a dish to Pass ~ more info to follow
September 27, 9 am Leon’s Down Home Days
Featuring: Driving and Riding Obstacle Course ~ Sign up at 7am
Small Livestock Obstacle Course ~ Sign up at 9am
We will be updating the times and more information on the events in 2014?
Check out our web site for updates!!
We are looking for Crafters & Flea Marketers who would like to set up on Saturday
From May-October. Call 296-5709
We are doing Amish Trail
Fred Milliman, curator 716-358-3236
A CENTURY OF PROGRESS, (1800-1933) BY JOHN M ACKLEY
Limited additions $18.00 plus shipping?
We still have Books available at the museum for sale. This is a great book written by John Ackley who resided here in Leon
Contact Pat Bromley at (716)296-5709 for a private tour or genealogy information. Website created by Pat Bromley Historian and Member.
Take a trip back in time with a visit through the Older Amish Community. They live without all the modern conveniences such as electricity, telephones, and cars. Their lifestyle seperates them from the modern world. They emphassize on humility, faith, and family, honest and hard work. They recognized by their plain dress and travel by horse and buggy.
Amish produce a variety of good that include Quilts, Rugs, Bake Goods, Candy, Toys, Wood and iron crafts, Furniture, Eggs, Fruits and vegetables. They sell their products from their homes, they have signs in their yards letting people know what they are selling. Amish have a unique way of life which we respect, while on the tour we request that you arae thoughtful and courteous of their way.
Come join a tour where one of our Guides will join you in your vechicle and give you 2 hour tour around the back roads and show you the great shops around the area. We will make several stops along the way where you can shop and we will share stories of the fasinating history of the area.
Tours are by reservation only
Tours are available through The Leon Historical Society Museum for more information Contact: or e-mail us thru our website http://leonhistoricalsociety.webs.com/
Pat Bromley (716) 296-5709, Leon Town Historian
Fred Milliman (716) 358-3236
Bill Scherman, Pres. 716-296-5268
Cost: $40.00 per vehicle up to six people with an additional $5.00 per person.
Please remember that Amish shops are closed on Sundays, holidays and also for weddings and funerals. Amish accept Cash or Checks, NO CREDIT CARDS. It is against their beliefs to be photographed; we ask that you respect their wishes.
Call to Reserve you time and Date... Tours are available year round