1 North Branch Road
Cuba, NY 14727
Phone: (585) 968-1992
Fax: (585) 968-3826
Established in 1941, this beautiful chestnut cabin was the summer home of the Pfeiffer-Wheeler family. Nestled within the Lillibridge Property of the Pfeiffer Nature Center, the main room offers magnificent views of the surrounding greens. The interior decor, along with an ornate fireplace, has been retained as it is. Pfeiffer-Wheeler American Chestnut Cabin was added to the National Register of Historical Places in 2002. Call ahead for tours of this historic home.
Baldwin Hill Farms began its operation in the year 2001, thus, continuing the tradition of maple syrup production which was carried out by the previous owners of the farmland. Traditional method is used in the procedure which involved of tapping the maple tree, collecting the saps in buckets and evaporation of water from the saps by using the wood-fired arch. Apart from the production of syrups, series of events takes place at the Baldwin Hill Farms which involves various activities like sugar and syrup tasting, food and wine tasting and craft shows. Call or visit their website for more information.
Established in 1840, Wright Farms Inc. is, perhaps, one of the oldest maple farms in this part of New York with an annual production of 1500 gallons of syrup per year. The farm is comprised of black maple trees from which the sap of the syrup is extracted and then processed to be converted into sweet maple syrup. The sugar house constructed in 1999 is where the evaporation of the saps takes place and a visit to this place would give you an opportunity to get involved in the process of making of maple syrups. Visit their website or email for more information.
Spread over 47 acres (19 hectares) of land, the Moses Van Campen House is a unique L-shaped home. This brick house is a two-and-a-half-story structure with verdant lawns surrounding it. It has a beautiful entrance and elegant Federal-style of architecture. Allegedly one of the first brick structures along the lane, it is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Pumpkinville is said to be the one of the oldest continually operating pumpkin farm in New York State. Pumpkinville started out in the 1960s as a roadside pumpkin stand and has grown to a 200-acre farm; one of the area's largest fall tourist destinations. More than 80,000 people visit the attraction during its six week season. It features pumpkins in a 10 acre pumpkin patch, a six-acre corn maze, pony rides, crafts by local artisans and lots of delicious foods. Several themed festivals are planed for some of the weekends, including an apple cider weekend, fall festival weekend and a great pumpkin weigh-off. -Christine Smyczynski
Located along the Galen Hill Road and tucked amidst scenic beauty, the structure that houses the Moore's Maple Shack and Pancake House was built in the year 1973. Here you can learn about the procedure involved in the making of maples and the history of the Moores Maple company that began its manufacturing in 1967. Besides this, a pancake house was also built in the year 1985 and serves a variety of pancakes, other food items like sausages, eggs and chocolate drinks. The house also preserves some of the memorabilia and artifacts like tools, sleds, knickknacks and chinaware. Visit their website to know more.
A Sunday visit to the Bob's Sugar Shack will give you an opportunity for free sugar and syrup tasting sessions completed by a tour to the maple farm. This shack is run by the brothers Bob and Becky Beil, and annually produces more than 800 gallons of sugar syrups. The craft of producing delicious creams and sugar has been perfected by the makers and the syrup production involves extraction of saps during springtime and evaporation of water using an oil-fired evaporator. Maple products are also available at cheaper prices in the gift shop located in its vicinity. Call to plan a visit to the Bob's Sugar Shack.
The Salem Welsh Church is a significant Presbyterian Church that was constructed way back in 1855. It is a fine model of the Greek Revival style of architecture and is incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places.
Ever wondered about the procedure involved in the making of the sweet delicious maple syrups. Rich in minerals and nutritional value, you can get to know all that is about maple syrups by taking a visit to the Boberg's Maple. Located on the Edmunds Road and easily accessible from the towns of Freedom and Delevan, you can visit the place by yourself or with your family to tour the house and indulge in some pancakes and other local delicacies served along with the syrup. Call for more information.
Maple Tree Inn is more like a family tradition than a business carried forward by the Cartwright's since 1850. It has been run for the past 50 years by Virginia Cartwright and has seen a mighty rise in the production of sugar and syrups as well as the number of people visiting the place. A tour to the farm and the house will give you an opportunity to understand the traditional procedure involved in making of maple syrups with help of wooden tools and equipments. The spacious restaurant is the place where you can relax after the tour and indulge in the delicacy of pancakes, oak wheat products and maple by-products. An ideal place for an outing with family, contact the site to plan a visit.
Located in the heart of the town, The Ellicottville Town Hall is a historic structure. Formerly known as the Cattaraugus County Court House, this two level brick structure's best part was the cupola on top, it's stunning exterior grabs the attention from a distance and looks amazing. This historic structure is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a great attraction for the tourists.
Located in Arcade, New York, the Bray Farms is spread over vast acres of land. Run by Gary and Martha Bray, this place invites visitors to see the entire process of manufacturing maple syrup and maple cream. Visitors can also glance through the magnificent and modern machinery that is used. One could call them, to book an appointment for a tour of the farm.