Benjamin Patterson Inn

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Benjamin Patterson Inn
also known as Jenning's Tavern
Jennings Tavern Oct 09.jpg
Benjamin Patterson Inn (Jennings Tavern), October 2009
Benjamin Patterson Inn is located in New York
Benjamin Patterson Inn
Location 59 W. Pulteney St., Corning, New York
Coordinates 42°9′5″N 77°3′51″W / 42.15139°N 77.06417°W / 42.15139; -77.06417Coordinates: 42°9′5″N 77°3′51″W / 42.15139°N 77.06417°W / 42.15139; -77.06417
Area less than one acre
Built 1796
Architectural style Federal
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 73001270[1]
Added to NRHP September 20, 1973

Benjamin Patterson Inn, also known as Jenning's Tavern, is a historic inn and tavern located at Corning in Steuben County, New York. It is a two story, ell shaped frame structure in the Federal style. Built in 1796, it is the oldest frame building in the area and perhaps all of Steuben County.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[1]

The Benjamin Patterson Inn is a historic house operated as part of the Heritage Village of the Southern Finger Lakes by the Corning Painted Post Historical Society.[3] Visitors can tour the historic tavern room, dining room, kitchen, guest quarters and innkeeper's quarters, and view the Society's collection of textile equipment in the Long Room. The Inn grounds also include an 1855 log cabin, an 1878 schoolhouse, an barn with agriculture tools and equipment, and a working late 19th-century blacksmith shop.[4]

The Society also operates the Painted Post-Erwin Museum, a museum of local history located in a late 19th-century railroad depot in Painted Post, New York.


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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Steven S. Levy (August 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Jenning's Tavern". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-06-14.  See also: "Accompanying photo". 
  3. ^ Ek, Derrick (14 April 2015). "Patterson Inn changes name to Heritage Village". The Leader (Gatehouse Media, Inc.). Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "Benjamin Patterson Inn". Corning Painted Post Historical Society. Retrieved 21 September 2014. 

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