2018 Events

MEET OUR PAST - New Tour!

Sunday, June 10th

June 10 - 2 PM - by reservation only - one hour tours begin approx. every 20 minutes starting at 2:00 PM - small groups of guests led by docent thru a series of scenes - call 741-7032

Reservations open, starting April 28 - $12 per person

"Meet Our Past" - all new tour! Meet characters from the past - Some you know, while others are little known, but all had a story - Hear their compelling tales - Stories of people who had an impact on the development of Western New York and who shaped our history!

Joseph Ellicott, agent for Holland Land Investors - Cyrenius Chapin, defender of Buffalo that fateful night in December 1813 - Mrs. Saint John, who stood up to the British that cold December night in 1813 pleading to be spared - Jesse Hawley, with his vision of a grand Canal - and more!

Open for Visitors

Self guided tours or docent led - Explore and experience the home of Revolutionary War Veteran Warren Hull

Saturday, July 7 1 PM - 4 PM Suggested donation $5 per guest - children 16 and under free

Survival Class

July 14th

Taking a walk in the woods or a camping trip in the North Country almost always goes fine. On that remote chance that it doesn’t - would you have the basic skills necessary to survive several days without food, water or four secure walls surrounding you?

This class will provide information plus hands-on experience for a successful outcome should things suddenly go wrong! Includes Fire-making, Water acquisition and secure Sheltering skills everyone needs to take along when leaving home. Concentration on these three basic topics will be the focus of the class with simple Survival Tools, Rescue Techniques, Wild Plant Usage and Survival Psychology tips.

Class will be held Saturday July 14 th from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. at Hull Family Home & Farmstead. For ages 16-96 yrs. Limited to 12 participants. Lunch is BYO. Cost per person $55. Call 837-0893 to register.

History Camp

July 23-27

History Camp for 4th 5th and 6th Grade students. Monday - Friday 9 AM to 4 PM.

History Camp for Kids is now accepting applications. Camp will be held July 23-27 from 9 AM to 4 PM for students entering fifth through seventh grade. Cost is $150 for the week. "History Camp for Kids" provides a full five days of activities designed for students to learn about and experience pioneer life in Western New York circa 1820. Campers will engage in pioneer chores and games, cooking and sewing, crafts and trades. They will learn about Native American life on the WNY Frontier, as well as American involvement in the Revolutionary War, and War of 1812. In addition, they will participate in an archaeological dig, learn about caring for and cataloging artifacts, and more!

$150 per student. Call 681-5494 for more information or to enroll.

Revolutionary War Living History Weekend

August 4th & 5th

Saturday , Aug. 4th 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Under 8 Free; Under 15 $2; Ages 15+ $5

Sunday, Aug. 5th 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Under 8 Free; Under 15 $2; Ages 15+ $5

Experience camp life of the British and American soldiers with activities such as, military tactical demonstrations, musket demonstrations, skirmish, cooking and laundry demonstrations. Enjoy children’s crafts and games. Something for every age.

  • Camp Life of British & American soldiers
  • Military Tactical Demonstration
  • Recruitment for British & American Armies
  • Civilian Camp Activities & Cooking
  • Games & Activities for Kids
  • Lunch Available

Contact Donna Schmidle @ dschmidle@hullfamilyhome.com or call 716 380-2881 or Jeannette Dickinson @ jcdickinson@yahoo.com or at 716-681-3966.

Pig ‘n Pint

Wednesday, August 8th

Time: 6-9PM

Ticket Price: $35 per person ($45 per person at the door)

When Reservations are open: Tickets on Sale in June

Whom to contact (phone#): 716-741-7032

Our major summer fundraiser with barbecue and all the 'fixin's' - and local brewery beer tasting. Raffles and live music! A wonderful way to spend a summer evening in our garden!

Girls & Their Dolls Garden Party

Sunday, August 12th

Sunday, August 12th 11:00 AM Under 12 $20; 12+ $30

Sunday, August 12th 2:00 PM Under 12 $20; 12+ $30

Reservations open on Sunday July 15 call Teri Strait (716) 683-0855.

Come and enjoy a day in the garden for our Girls and Their Dolls Garden Party. The garden will be in bloom and decorated for the girls along with a fairy scavenger hunt and much more. There will be a vendor selling doll clothing and you will be able to take photos of the girls with their dolls and guests. Lunch will be served in the Hull House Foundation Headquarters (Victorian House). Last year was our first year with rave reviews from our guests. So come and experience it for yourself.

Open for Visitors

Self guided tours or docent led - Explore and experience the home of Revolutionary War Veteran Warren Hull

Saturday, Sept. 8 1 PM - 4 PM Suggested donation $5 per guest - children 16 and under free

Saturday, Sept. 22 1 PM - 4 PM Suggested donation $5 per guest - children 16 and under free

Hull Farmstead Heritage Day Sunday, September 9

Sunday, September 9 10 AM - 4 PM Suggested donation $5 per guest - children 16 and under free

Come learn, explore, enjoy! Tinsmith, Blacksmith, Weavers, Spinners, Woodworker, Cooks.