CASTLE ON THE HILL – A History and Virtual Tour of the Asylum at Binghamton
January 20 @ 6:45 pm
It sits high on the outskirts of Binghamton. Its founder would pioneer medical addiction treatment in this country, its designer would become one of New York State’s leading 19th century architects, and for over a century it would provide security, healthcare and employment for thousands. Closed and sealed nearly 30 years ago, this National Historic Landmark sits empty, slowly deteriorating, waiting for restoration and rebirth. Preservationist and Broome County Historian Roger Luther presents the history and current status of Binghamton’s Castle, and takes viewers on a rare guided photo tour through the building, from basement to attic.
Here’s the Zoom link: https://broome.zoom.us/j/93361662405?pwd=ZHEvQ254aTVCQWpWRWR0N3pjMU1ZUT09.
Please note that we’re getting a very big response to this event. The night of the program you may want to click the link a few minutes early to get access. If we hit capacity on Zoom and you’re unable to get in, you can still watch a livestream of the program on the BCHS Facebook page.
Visit www.broomehistory.org/programs to get Zoom links and more info for this and other BCHS programs.
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