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Ceremony to mark Esperanza reopening scheduled for this weekend

Nearly three years after the doors were closed, one of Yates County’s most cherished destinations is back in business.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday to mark the re-opening of Esperanza Mansion.

“We are so excited to have Esperanza Mansion reopen after many years of being closed. We are thankful to the owners for their vested interest in restoring this beautiful iconic building for its many future guests,” said Jessica Bacher, president and CEO of the Yates County Chamber of Commerce. “Our community is abuzz with anticipation for the grand opening and to see what the future will hold for this amazing venue in the Finger Lakes.”



Todd and Mary Alexander bought the historic, scenic mansion at a public auction last November. They could not be reached for comment.

Rochester-based Genesee Regional Bank bought the mansion for $100 at a public foreclosure sale earlier in 2018. It was owned before that by Dave Wegman, but the bank foreclosed on the property in 2016.

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