Webster Museum

The War Effort

"Quasi-War" with France, 1798

J. M. Flagg's 1917 poster

"Rosie the Riveter", Westinghouse Electric poster by J. Howard Miller, 1943


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Upcoming Events

Festival of Trees

Annual Tree Decorating Competition

Beginning Saturday November, 28th • 2:00 - 4:30 pm

The public is invited to decorate 4 foot trees placed throughout the museum beginning Saturday, November 28. Groups, individuals, families, friends, scouts, etc. decorate trees and themes have included location in museum, whimsy, current events or the organization represented.

Trees must be decorated before December 5th. Public vote determines the winners in both the Youth and Adult categories and 1st place winners each receive $25.

Voting begins December 5th as part of the Village White Christmas event and continues during regular museum hours through the end of December.

The museum will be open for decorating Saturday, November 28, 2-4:30 pm, Tuesday December 1, 2-4:30 pm, Thursday, December 3, 2-4:30 pm and Wednesday evening December 2, 6-7:30 pm.

The Webster Museum is located at 18 Lapham Park in Webster Village and regular hours are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 2-4:30 pm.

Please call Webster Museum volunteer Sharon Pratt at 347-4202 if you have questions or would like to decorate a tree.

Holiday Raffle

With holiday cheer and community outreach our priority, we are asking you to be a supporter of the...

Webster Museum’s Annual Holiday Raffle

The Holiday Raffle will be on display at the Museum from November 30th through December 7th. It will be the museums feature display during White Christmas in the Village, on December 5th.

The Webster Museum has had the generosity of many local businesses, which have donated live trees, restaurants gift cards, salon experiences and many other goodies that represent our amazing Webster community.

The goal is to help enhance the community connection and raise money for the Webster Museum. The Webster Museum anticipates great success with this year’s Holiday Raffle and believes it will act as an idea map by encouraging our community to support Webster’s unique local businesses, during the holiday season.

Please stop by the museum Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday - 2:00-4:30 for your chance to buy raffle tickets, $5 for three!

Thank you for the support from rSalon, Kittelbergers, Woody Acres, Wilbert's, Schutts, Flaherty's, Jade Palace, Knuckleheads, Hedges, David Schoff, Mike Kopicki, The Goodie Shoppe, Bauman's, and Brimont Bistro… just to name a few of our supporters!!!

The conversations "AROUND THE ROUND TABLE" at the Webster Museum will continue on Nov. 28, from 2 to 4 p.m.

This month we will share HOLIDAY CELEBRATIONS : OLD AND NEW.

Museum hosts for that day are Jack and MaryGrace Thomas.

Recent Events

View Photos from Good Neighbor Day 2015.

Lincoln Takes a Spin

Geocache Description:
There is a slight association with this cache and President Abraham Lincoln. He did briefly visit our nearby city of Rochester on his inaugural tour on February 18, 1861. Lincoln was warmly received by 15,000 people and carried this area in his election.

The Village of Webster

N 43° 12.694 W 077° 25.742
UTM: 18T E 302690 N 4787173


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