The Old Town of Eaton Museum

Eaton - Hamlet

Eaton, settled in the early 1790's, is the site of Madison County's first clearing and was home to authors, missionaries, inventors, and Wood, Taber & Morse Steam Engine Works. The Old Town of Eaton Museum invites you to visit and learn the rich history of this historic town.

A small publicly supported museum featuring elements from the towns of Eaton and Lebanon, and have significant collections for Leland, Morse, Stowe, and Bigelow families. We are located in Eaton on River Road in the oldest limestone building in the town. Dedicated to preserving the history of Eaton and Lebanon thru public gatherings including speakers, history celebrations, promotional tours, housing artifacts of notable interest, and assisting with genealogical searches. Devoted volunteers organize fundraising events, preserve and operate the museum. Open limited hours - primarily by appointment - please call ahead.

Special Event - Eaton Day held yearly on Memorial Day Monday.

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  • Street: 2776 River Road
  • City: Eaton
  • State: NY
  • Zipcode: 13334


  • Telephone: 315-684-8032
  • E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
The Old Town of Eaton Museum


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