7462 Seneca Rd N
Hornell, NY 14843
Phone: (607) 324-0800
Fax: (607) 324-0905
Located across Genesee Street, the Hornell Public Library has been serving the community since 1908. Incorporated in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, the library continues to provide excellent reading and reference material.
Incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places in 1977, the Dansville Public Library was founded in 1923. The Shepard family generously offered their residence to serve as a public library. In 2011, this historical library was completely renovated thereby, adding modern facilities for the library users.
Spread over 47 acres (19 hectares) of land, the Moses Van Campen House is a unique L-shaped home. This brick house is a two-and-a-half-story structure with verdant lawns surrounding it. It has a beautiful entrance and elegant Federal-style of architecture. Allegedly one of the first brick structures along the lane, it is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Maple Tree Inn is more like a family tradition than a business carried forward by the Cartwright's since 1850. It has been run for the past 50 years by Virginia Cartwright and has seen a mighty rise in the production of sugar and syrups as well as the number of people visiting the place. A tour to the farm and the house will give you an opportunity to understand the traditional procedure involved in making of maple syrups with help of wooden tools and equipments. The spacious restaurant is the place where you can relax after the tour and indulge in the delicacy of pancakes, oak wheat products and maple by-products. An ideal place for an outing with family, contact the site to plan a visit.
Lightning Ridge Park is often a sight of very hectic activity when some traveling rock bands and gypsies host their performances here. You will get to hear some very fine music compositions by upcoming band groups and might even chance over a performance by local folk artists. Besides, there are exhibitions by some veteran artists that are a must go for all the fine art lovers. If you are in the city and want to explore the local life or get some fresh breath of air, Lightning Ridge Park is a good place to go.
The town of Urbana, located in the Steuben County is swanked by the historical Pleasant Valley Wine Company. It is a monumental winery complex and its establishment dates back to 1860. The structuring of the company building finely depicts the Italianate style of architecture. It is also famously called as the great Western Winery. The entire site encompasses 5.2 acres (2.1 hectares) of land cover. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Owned and operated by Tim and Diane Moore, a husband wife duo, the Inspire Moore Valley is a local winery. This winery adopts green practices; right from the Vine-Balance practices or recycling materials, everything is done in an eco-friendly way. Its entire team ensures that only fine wines are made available to its guests. Hand crafted wines, vintage varieties and much more is available at Inspire Moore Valley. Apart from that, it also hosts concerts and wine-tasting events on a regular basis. Call for details.
A Sunday visit to the Bob's Sugar Shack will give you an opportunity for free sugar and syrup tasting sessions completed by a tour to the maple farm. This shack is run by the brothers Bob and Becky Beil, and annually produces more than 800 gallons of sugar syrups. The craft of producing delicious creams and sugar has been perfected by the makers and the syrup production involves extraction of saps during springtime and evaporation of water using an oil-fired evaporator. Maple products are also available at cheaper prices in the gift shop located in its vicinity. Call to plan a visit to the Bob's Sugar Shack.