Bicentennial Founders Day Celebration

Tuesday, April 11, 2023 Bell image

This is the official date of Wayne County’s establishment as an independent county in New York State 200 years ago. There was a ceremony in Lyons (the County Seat) at the historic County Court House at 26 Church St. and a lunch reception and program at the Lyons Community Center and to officially “kick off” the year-long celebration. 

NYS Proclamation

By adoption of the NY Assembly, on February 28, 2023, introduced by Assemblyman Brian Manktelow of Lyons, NY - AD 130, a proclamation commemorating the 200th anniversary of Wayne County. Read Here

Thank you to everyone who attended or watched our 200th Birthday Celebration on YouTube. 

Take a minute to review these two events and ring in the Bicentennial year. Official Ceremony and Celebration Program.

Morning ceremony at the Historic County Court House.
Afternoon Celebration at the Lyons Community Center.