New Westfield Cemetery Tours announced!

Westfield, NY — Enjoy a good spook while learning about history? Well, do we have a treat for you! The Patterson Library, Lake Shore Center for the Arts, Chautauqua County Historical Society at the McClurg Museum, Westfield Cemetery Association, the Village of Westfield, and the Westfield-Barcelona Chamber of Commerce announce Westfield’s first annual cemetery tours!

The tours will take place on both Friday, October 25, and Saturday, October 26 from 6PM – 10PM at the Westfield Cemetery. Parking will be available on Academy Street/Plank Road. There will be a registration and refreshment table at the maintenance building in the cemetery. All tours will begin from the maintenance building.
Horse drawn carriage tours are $20 per person (regardless of age) and each ride sits up to ten (10) persons. We will also have walking tours, which are $15 per person (ages 13 and up) and $5 per person (ages 12 and under). All tickets come with a complimentary LED lantern, and a refreshment. We will have hot cider, hot chocolate, mulled wine, and other wines, generously donated by Johnson Estate Winery. We will also have a multitude of baked goods provided through library volunteer extraordinaire, Sharon Goupil of Sherman, NY.

These tours would not be possible without the generosity of our sponsors, Howard Hannah Holt, Johnson Estate Winery, and Tracy Bennett, CPA. So come enjoy an evening of spooktacularly good history with us! It’s sure to make your October!
Tickets are only available at Simply go to the link, click the date and time slot you would like to reserve and purchase your tickets. All ticket sales are final and non-refundable. Event will be held rain or shine. Please arrive at least fifteen minutes before your tour is scheduled. For more information, please reach out to library director, Tom Vitale at (716) 326-2154 or email him at