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;

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

    • To serve the educational and cultural needs of the Sodus Bay area;

    • To support the preservation of historic structures, sites, and monuments;

    • To 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, so 2022 marks the Society's 50th year and the Lighthouse Museum's 38th season!

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