|The Village of Webster|
|Location||Northeast of Rochester, in the town of Webster, Monroe County, New York||Village of Webster, Monroe County, New York|
|Geographical Area||2.2 sq. miles|
|Population||5,216 as of the 2000 census|
|Village Offices||Webster Village Offices|
|Wikipedia article||Webster, NY|
The Village of Webster celebrated its centennial in 2005, but looks back in history to 1812 when James Spear built the first permanent frame building to house the Stage Coach Inn. Known in earlier times as North Penfield, it got its new name from Daniel Webster. In 1900 the village connected to Rochester with opening of the Rochester Sodus Bay Trolley and in 1905 the Village separated from the Town of Webster.
"Until well after World War I, the Village continued as the shipping center for the area’s dried apple Industry. The Village also had the world’s largest basket factory and was the center of the canning industry in Monroe County.
The Village survived the depression and the war years that followed, times that saw the gradual decline of the traditional agricultural trade. In the late 1950’s the Village annexed 182 acres of land that became the home of the Xerox Corporation.
The Village survived the depression and the war years that followed, times that saw the gradual decline of the traditional agricultural trade. In the late 1950’s the Village annexed 182 acres of land that became the home of the Xerox Corporation." 1
The Village of Webster is home to the Webster Museum and Historical Society and attracts folks to its Veterans Memorial Park/Gazebo Park with Sound of Summer concerts on Friday as well as Village Band Stand performances on Thursday - bring your blankets or lawn chairs, relax and enjoy.
Main Street in the Village is home to a number of popular businesses
The Music Store, Inc. - serving the music community for 18+ years
Hobby stores like Performance Hobbies
Other Webster Village businesses
See also Webster Business Improvement District (village only) for information, business listings, and events.
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