Our Mission

The Sodus Bay Historical Society was founded in 1972.  The mission of the Society is to:

    • collect, preserve, and exhibit records, writings, historical items, and artifacts.

    • preserve and disseminate information in the field of history connected with the Sodus Bay area.

    • serve the educational and cultural needs of the Sodus Bay area.

    • support the preservation of historic structures, sites, and monuments.

    • maintain a museum in the historic lighthouse, with an emphasis on local maritime history.

The Society has operated the Sodus Bay Lighthouse as a museum since July 4, 1985. 

2024 marks the Society's 51st year and the Lighthouse Museum's 39th season!

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