Introduction to Webster, New York
Webster was known as North Penfield before it separated from Penfield. The village was named after Massachusetts Senator and statesman Daniel Webster. Due to its fruit-growing potential, the area attracted Dutch and German immigrants. They settled in the region in the 1850s and became fruit farmers. In June of 1904, Webster was incorporated as a village.
Webster and nearby Attractions
- Arcadia Historical Museum
- Ganondagan State Historic Site
- Ellwanger Garden
- Seneca Park Zoo
- Ellison Park
- Webster Arboretum
Things To Do In Webster
Nearby museums include the Arcadia Historical Museum, the Foster Cottage Museum and the Hill Cumorah Visitors Center, while the Ganondagan State Historic Site, the Susan B. Anthony House and the Stone-Tolan House are some of the historical sites accessible from Webster. Cobbs Hill Park, Durand-Eastman Park, Webster Park and Ellison Park are the local parks and recreational areas.
Air transportation is available from Greater Rochester International Airport.
Webster Higher Education
Nearby colleges include Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, Monroe Community College and Nazareth College of Rochester.