Photo by Keith Walters Photography

The Homestead has always been a place for family, friends and community to gather. This unique home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has played a significant part in American history. Whether you come for a guided tour or to plan a special event, the Wadsworth Homestead is sure to exceed your expectations.

Historic Tours & Events

The Wadsworth Homestead is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is the oldest continually owned private estate west of the Hudson River.  Situated on 300 acres at the end of Main Street, this is a unique setting that is integral to the Historic Landmark Village of Geneseo.

The Wadsworth family played a significant part in American History; original furnishings, art and memorabilia are all part of the unique appeal of this historic home tour.  Sixth generation family member Will Wadsworth escorts guests throughout the house while sharing stories about the pioneer brothers who settled Geneseo and the many famous people who visited here.


The Wadsworth Homestead is an incomparable venue for your wedding.  This elegant 200-year-old manor house overlooks the Genesee Valley and a magnificent vista of oak trees. Guests will be able to stroll the first floor and porches while experiencing the ambience of a bygone era.

Original furnishings, art and artifacts are part of the unique appeal of this venue that is now open to the public for weddings, celebrations, cocktail parties, events, and historical tours.

Our staff looks forward to working with you to create your perfect day at the Wadsworth Homestead.  We want you to feel like family.


As a grand country manor home, the Wadsworth Homestead was designed for gatherings and parties. The house is available for throughout the year and is ideal for:

  • Weddings
  • Cocktail parties, private dinners
  • Christmas parties
  • Memorials, birthdays and anniversaries
  • Annual meetings & banquets
  • Fundraisers
  • Dances, musical events
  • Business retreats & board meetings

Let us help you plan your special day or evening.  Contact us for custom pricing for your event.

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