Free Covid-19 Testing Clinic

The Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services will be offering several days of free drive-thru Covid-19 testing in Mayville, NY in the parking lot off Peacock St. behind the Hall R. Clothier building. For more details in English click here, in Spanish here.


Testing will be conducted  from 9 am – 1 pm on the following days.

  • Sept. 29- 30
  • Oct. 6-8
  • Oct. 13-15
  • Oct 20-22
  • Oct 27-29

Appointments required! To make an appointment call 1-866-604-6789



Barker Museum Weekly Demonstration Events!

Come and see our demonstration tent each Saturday morning, weather permitting, from 9:00-1:00 at the Fredonia Farmers’ Market! Each weekend we will feature a different craft or activity relating to local history, along with an information table and a rolling yard sale.
Follow us on our new Facebook page as we highlight artifacts from our collection, examine the experiences of past Fredonians, and post news and updates about the museum!



Welcome Museum Intern!

The Barker Museum is pleased to welcome our new intern, Catherine Oag. A recent graduate from SUNY Fredonia, Catherine has previously worked at the Chautauqua Institution’s Olive Archives and at Reed Library’s Archives and Special Collections. She will be conducting our oral history interviews with local Fredonians about the changes they’ve experienced living in Fredonia. Here is Catherine’s first post for the Barker Museum relating the picture shown here, The Examination of a Witch by Tompkins Harrison Matteson, an American portrait artist.