Local History Photo: Friday, December 23, 2016

Happy Friday everyone!

Just a reminder the library is closed Friday, December 23 through Monday, December 26 — so put those books on hold and you can pick them up on Tuesday, December 27!

(As usual click on the photo for a larger view!)

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This photo is of the old castle, aka arsenal, which was built in 1858 and later sold, at auction, to Saint Mary’s Church and used as an orphanage and convent before the building was torn down in the 1960s. (Dimitroff and Janes 46-48)

What a cool old building!

Works Cited

Dimitroff, Thomas P., and Lois Janes. History of the CORNING Painted Post Area: 200 Years in Painted Post Country. Bookmarks. Corning. 1991.

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