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    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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About Naples 

    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 on our website, as well as here at


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