Resources and Related Sites of Interest
These sites all provide information we think you will find interesting. Resources listed here are selected them for their quality and relevance. Most are local, many are open to visitors, and some are serendipitous finds we thought were worth exploring.
At The Village of Homer website you can read about Homer history, download brochures about Homer’s parks and recreational facilities, and find information about visiting Homer from a Calendar of events to local accommodations and eateries.
The Town of Homer NY encompasses the Village of Homer. Here you can find resources for historical and geneological research, and information about local churches, organizations, libraries, sports, and transportation.
Lincoln in Paint and Print, where you can learn about Homer’s Triple Connection to President Lincoln
Offerings at Homer’s Center for the Arts include concerts ranging from classical to rock, a vibrant art gallery, and a variety of classes including visual art, dance, music, and more for all ages.
The limestone Wickwire mansion at 37 Tompkins Street, Cortland, built in 1890, is the height of gilded age fashion, with interior design by J.B. Tiffany and Henry C. Allewelt & Sons. This elegant castle is open to the public. The 1890 House Museum is also known as a Center for Victorian Arts.
The Center encompasses nearly 430 acres of beautiful rolling hills and shallow glacial valleys, forests, fields, streams, ponds, a peat bog, and a great diversity of flora and fauna. Over 12 miles of open-to-the-public, entrance-fee free trails, public nature programs, and adventure day camps for youth.
Located in the 1882 Italianate home of inventor and real estate developer James Suggett at 25 Homer Ave. in Cortland. Guided tours and research assistance are available.
Articles of interest to owners of historic homes