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1890 House Museum


1890 House Museum

37 Tompkins Street
Cortland, New York 13045

Phone: (607) 756-7551


Come and discover the 1890 House, crafted for Chester F. Wickwire, a visionary of the late 1800s. Step into history where Wickwire pioneered the global wire industry, reshaping rural living. Dive into the Wickwire family’s story and the routines of their servants and factory laborers who upheld their opulent existence. With a range of engaging programs and exhibits, including paranormal investigations, the museum aims to enlighten and captivate every guest who walks through our doors.