Quality Inn Binghamton West
7666 Route 434
Apalachin, NY 13732
Phone: (607) 625-4441
Fax: (607) 625-4631
The West Endicott Carousel housed in the West Endicott Park, dates back to 1929. The Carousel stands registered on the National Register of Historic Places, and continues to serve the region. It features 36 animals and George F. Johnson donated it to the city.
Established in 1923, the George W. Johnson Park includes ball fields, a playground, swimming pools and a picnic spot. It is also one of the six carousel venues which received the George F. Johnson merry-go-rides. The historic Allan Herschell carousel was built in 1934 and housed in its original wooden pavilion are 36 jumping horses, standing three alongside with two chariots. Located in the center of Endicott, the George W. Johnson Park Carousel was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1992. Don't miss the carousel rides which are open to the public from Memorial Day through labor Day when in the city.
The Owego Central Historic District is broadly a commercial area which has it roots back in 1840. The district sees a mix of architectural styles, but the most prominent ones include the Italianate, Beaux Arts, Greek Revival, Federal, Gothic and Italianate. It was put up in the National Register of Historic Places in 1980 owing to its historic importance.
The St. Paul's Church of Owego is a historic church building constructed between 1893 and 1894. Built with the High Victorian Gothic style of architecture, the church was designed by famous architect William Halsey Wood. Despite of belonging to the ancient era, the church continues to function till date. Masses and other ceremonies are routinely held at the congregation. Owing to its beautiful history, the church became a part of the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.
The Goodwill Theatre is a historic theater located in Johnson City, New York. The three floored structure was built in 1920 in Late 19th Century Revival and Late 20th Century Revival style architecture and features a pedicated portico with pillars, dividing the entrance into three equal parts. The theater hosts a number of events all year like music concerts, stand up comedy shows and much more.
Recreation Park opened in 1925 and spreads across 18 acres (7.28 hectares). This urban park is most famous for its carousels. The Recreation Park features trails, a playground, athletic fields and a bandstand.
The George W. Johnson Park is a West Side gem which includes shaded walking trails, a playground, swimming pools, baseball fields, tennis courts and a glass enclosure. It is more widely known for its historic Allan Herschell carousel. The George F. Johnson Recreation Park Carousel was built in 1925 and features 60 jumping horses, standing four alongside, chariots and the original Wurlitzer Military Band Organ. Located in its authentic carousel house cupola, it is one of the six merry-go-rounds that were donated by George F. Johnson to the Broome County. The George F. Johnson Recreation Park Carousel were added on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992. Don't miss the carousel rides which are open to the public from Memorial Day through labor Day when in the city.
Bundy Museum of History and Art is set in the historic home of Harlow E. Bundy. The building is a fine example of the Queen Anne Victorian style of architecture. This unique museum gives a glimpse into the lives of the Bundy brothers as well as the local history. Check out their African Gallery and Open Art Gallery to know more about Fine Arts. While their exhibit of Southern Tier Broadcasters Hall of Fame honors the beacons of that era.
Constructed in 1827, the Platt-Cady Mansion stands as one of the finer structures in the Nichols region in Tioga County, New York. The structure was originally built following the Federal style of architecture. Now it is home to the Cady Library, and the site stands registered on the National Register of Historic Places.
Built by C. Edward Vosbury for Alonzo Roberson in 1904, the Roberson Mansion was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. Now forming a part of the Roberson Museum and Science Center, the house is said to be haunted by Alonzo Roberson's ghost, and many tourists stop by just for the supernatural value.
Binghamton Visitor Center is not only a place to for tourists to find about the city with maps and other information. It is also a facility for everyone to enjoy local heritage. Besides being the base to the Roberson Museum and Science Center, it also houses a Susquehanna Heritage Gallery and a small theater.
Binghamton Zoo is spread over 90 acres (36 hectares) of land in Binghamton, New York. It is the fifth-oldest zoo in the United States of America and is open only from April to October. The zoo has been accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. Apart from a rich variety of plants and animals, the zoo also has roller coaster rides, swings, and organizes band concerts. There is a nominal entry fee to enter the zoo.