Naples NY - Main Street - vintage postcard
The mission of the Naples Historical Society is to promote an interest in the history of Naples, New York and the surrounding area by maintaining and displaying historical collections and exhibits, and by providing educational programs.
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The vision of the Naples Historical Society is to spread a love of the Naples community by preserving our local history, discovering new knowledge together, and sharing our resources with all.
Naples was founded in 1789 on the site of the old Seneca Village of Nundawao; first known as Watkinstown; in 1796, called Middletown; on April 6, 1808, renamed Naples. Learn more here.