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SUN JUNE 6 – Hull Family Home & Farmstead Tour

The Hull Family Home & Farmstead House (Circa 1810), built by Revolutionary War veteran Warren Hull, will be open on Sunday, June 6. The public will have the opportunity to meet and hear the compelling stories of people who had an impact on the development of Western New York and helped shape its history, as they are led through a series of informative, fact-based indoor and outdoor scenes during the Hull Family Home & Farmstead’s “Meet
Our Past” tour. These 90-minute docent-led walking tours will step off every 30 minutes
beginning at 2:00 p.m. at the Hull Family Home & Farmstead, located at 5976 Genesee
Street in Lancaster.
Meet characters from the past – Some you know, while others are little known,
but all had a story – hear compelling tales – Stories of people who had an impact
on the development of Western New York and who shaped our history.

Warren Hull – Revolutinary War Veteran, among the first settlers of Western New York;
Erastus Granger – appointed by President Jefferson as Indian Agent, he defended Black
Rock along with Red Jacket and the Seneca’s in the War of 1812; Joseph Ellicott – agent
for Holland Land Investors; Cyrenius Chapin – defender of Buffalo that fateful day in
December 1813; Mrs. Saint John – who stood up to the British that cold December night
in 1813 pleading to be spared; Sophia Hull – Daughter of Warren & Polly, who became
an activist.

First Tour at 2:00 PM – Pre-paid Reservations only – Limited Tickets
Call Kathy at (716) 579-2666 $12 per person – Reservations open May 6 – Tour
duration approx. 1 hour 30 minutes.

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