Join Halloween goblins and Gerry Smith for a tour of historic Spring Forest Cemetery, final resting place of the mortal remains of local dignitaries Joshua Whitney and Daniel Dickenson. The cemetery, located at the corner of Mygatt and Prospect Streets in Binghamton, contains an array of monuments reflecting many periods of American Historic Architecture.
Take a step back in time with Gerry Smith, former Broome County Historian, as he leads you around several blocks of downtown Binghamton. Gerry provides insights and anecdotes about the architecture of Binghamton and its history. Learn about building styles, churches, factories, robber barons and the heyday of the city. The tour begins in front of the Broome County Courthouse. Please dress according to the weather. Enrollment is limited.
Join Rick Marsi for a walk through the brilliance of fall. Scheduled near the peak of the foliage season, at one of the area's most beautiful natural locations, this relaxing ramble allows participants to learn about and appreciate the Southern Tier's wide variety of trees and shrubs. Rick also points out autumn flowers, ferns, birds and mammals the group encounters. Meet at the Waterman Center, 403 Hilton Road, Apalachin, NY 13732. Register early – enrollment is limited.
Enjoy a walking history lesson and tour of Binghamton’s West Side with its rich architecture and heritage as the first suburb of Binghamton. Join Gerry Smith, former Broome County Historian, to see examples of many architecture styles dating from the 1840’s to the 1930’s. The tour encompasses several blocks and begins in front of Roberson Museum & Science Center, 30 Front Street, Binghamton. Please dress according to the weather. Enrollment is limited.