Rhea Hayes is currently the Executive Director of the Museum of Wayne County History. She spends her time working (you know what they say, when you love what you do!), going on Dunkin' runs, or adventuring with her Executive Co-German Shepherd, Zeus.


Bob is best known as a volunteer boat greeter, a Lyons promoter, and an Erie Canal Ambassador. During the past 6 years, he and a group of volunteers have welcomed over 1000 boats from around the world to the Lyons community. When not involved with boats and the Erie Canal, He enjoys boating, fishing, hiking, genealogy research exploring blue highways with his wife Vickie, reading, and spoiling his grandchildren. 

*Please note: All articles shared by Bob are transcribed via email, not posted directly.


WC Bicentennial


In 2019, The Wayne County Board of Supervisors appointed Gene Bavis, Walworth Town Historian, and in 2021, Town of Huron Historian Rosa Fox as co-chairs of a Bicentennial Committee to plan & coordinate activities related to a celebration of Wayne County's unique heritage. A committee was formed with Peter Evans, County Historian as committee advisor. 

For more information on the Wayne County Bicentennial, please visit www.waynecounty200.com.

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Linda Stevenson is currently the Museum Manager of the Museum of Wayne County History.