Parma Museum Building near the North entrance to the Town Park at 1300 Hilton Parma Corners Rd, contains the Town Historian’s Office, the headquarters for the Parma Hilton Historical Society and the Parma Hilton Historical Society Museum.
Web Page Vision Statement
To create a tool to convey Parma-Hilton history in a way that attracts individuals who wish to learn more.
Web Page Mission Statement
To be able to attract, educate, preserve and promote all PHHS activities through the Web-site.
Welcome to the Parma Hilton Historical Society Website. We are currently developing our site with information regarding the Town of Parma and the Village of Hilton NY. Use the following drop down menu tabs on the Main page to access the various informational pages, photos and Links. Hint: Bookmark this page now, you’ll be glad you did.
HOME PAGE: Here find information on this web site and how to navigate the site to find the information you’re seeking or where to casually browse for local history.
ABOUT US: Go here to find information on your host, the Parma Hilton Historical Society. You will learn how, when and why the society was started and how to contact people in the group who can help with your history needs. Below this tab you will also find the always informative Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) column.
LOCAL HISTORY: This portion of the site will detail important historical facts on the Town of Parma (NY) and the Village of Hilton, NY. Topics will include historic properties, families, time lines, maps of all kinds, schools and businesses, transportation and much more. Before and After photographs, along with well researched articles will satisfy your hunger for history.
PARMA – HILTON PHOTOS: There are over 75,000 photographs in the collection. A long term program is to scan each photograph (volunteers.. anyone), identify them and in the long term put each into a searchable database. Until that time the near term project is to catalog photos by groups such as: transportation, historic buildings, Churches, families, schools, businesses, and the like. Stop by often this is a work in progress with a far reaching end point.
PHHS MUSEUM: Our Museum Curator will use these pages to inform and invite everyone to come and see one of the area’s treasures, the PHHS Museum. Learn of exhibits, operating hours, docent information, planning family and organizational tours and volunteer opportunities via these pages.
PROGRAMS: You will want to visit this page often as here we invite society members and the public alike to our monthly meetings and lecture series, as well as special one-time events held thought the year. Ideas for program topic exchanges are encouraged here as well.
KIDS CORNER: Oh wow, do we ever want kids to come and play. Visit this page to learn of long term and special events that are focused on the younger crowd.