The Harlow E. Bundy House (also known as the Bundy Museum of History and Art) is a historic house located at 129 Main Street in Binghamton, Broome County, New York.

Harlow E. Bundy House
Bundy Museum of History and Art 1.jpg
The house in November 2011
Harlow E. Bundy House is located in New York
Harlow E. Bundy House
Harlow E. Bundy House is located in the United States
Harlow E. Bundy House
Location129 Main St.,
Binghamton, New York
Coordinates42°06′06″N 75°55′41″W / 42.10167°N 75.92806°W / 42.10167; -75.92806Coordinates: 42°06′06″N 75°55′41″W / 42.10167°N 75.92806°W / 42.10167; -75.92806
AreaLess than 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built1893 (1893)
ArchitectElfred Hull Bartoo
Architectural styleQueen Anne
NRHP reference #11000269[1]
Added to NRHPMay 11, 2011

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Description and historyEdit

It was built in 1893, and is a 2 1/2-story, irregularly massed, Queen Anne style frame dwelling. It features cut stone veneer, a variety of decorative shingles, and a tall conical corner tower. It was built by Binghamton businessman Harlow Bundy (1856-1914), who owned the Bundy Manufacturing Company, a predecessor of IBM.[2]:3

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on May 11, 2011.[1]

Bundy Museum of History and ArtEdit

The Bundy Museum of History and Art features exhibits about the Bundy Manufacturing Company and its founders including a display of time recording clocks in a recreation of the Bundy Manufacturing Company's 1893 World's Fair booth; a gallery with ancestral and ceremonial African artifact; a vintage 20th-century barber shop room; changing exhibits about local history; and the Southern Tier Broadcasters Hall of Fame which honors such pioneers as Rod Serling, Richard Deacon and Bill Parker. The museum's open art gallery for works by upcoming as well as established artists. The museum also hosts the Rod Serling Archive, with original wire images, TV and film props, memorabilia and personal items.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 5/09/11 through 5/13/11. National Park Service. 2011-05-20.
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2015-11-01.[permanent dead link] Note: This includes Kathleen LaFrank (September 2010). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Harlow E. Bundy House" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-11-01. and Accompanying photographs

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