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Welcome to the Leon Historical Society

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Upcoming Events!
Amish Folk Art Classes!

The Events are listed below. 

November 2, 2019 there is a Quilted Tote Bag Class
April 4, 2020 there is a class that will be doing the Bear Paw Design
November 7, 2020 there is a class that will be doing the Classic Fan Design

BOOKS THAT ARE AVAILABLE!

Leon: A Century of Progress: $15 Each  LIMITED  ADDITION

Penny Royal Racetrack Books $15 each there are two different volumes.

The Civil War Letters of Edward W. Clark    or    The Love Letters of a Union Soldier
 $8.00each or both for $15.00

Private Tours available

  Contact Pat Bromley at (716)296-5709 for a private tour or genealogy information.  Website created by Pat Bromley Historian and Member.

Come take a trip thru the Country

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 https://leonhistoricalsociety.webs.com/

Pat Bromley (716) 296-5709, Leon Town Historian

 Fred Milliman (716) 358-3236

 Denny Crouse, Pres.  (716) 988-3543

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.     

Tour Start: 

Call to Reserve you time and Date... Tours are available year round

 

 

 

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Upcoming Events

Saturday, Oct 19 at 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday, Oct 26 at 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday, Oct 28 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday, Nov 2 at 3:00 AM - 4:00 AM