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Phelps Mansion Museum, Binghamton
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The Phelps Mansion, formerly known as The Monday Afternoon Clubhouse, is a three story brick and stone mansion located on Court Street in Binghamton, New York. It was built in 1870 as the private home of Sherman D Phelps. Mr. Phelps was a successful business man, banker, Republican elector for Abraham Lincoln, and mayor of the City of Binghamton. The building was designed by Isaac G. Perry who later became the chief architect for the New York State Capitol building in Albany, New York.The mansion was purchased in 1905 by the Monday Afternoon Club (a women's civic organization). The club constructed a large ballroom on the back of the mansion in 1905 and continues to hold its weekly meetings there to this day. In 1986 ownership of the mansion was transferred to The Phelps Mansion Foundation.The Phelps Mansion was charted by the New York State Board of Regents as a museum in 2005.
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  • Thoroughly enjoyed the candle light tour on death and mourning. Looking forward to the November program on Silent Movies ! 
  • They were offering a lantern tour describing funeral, mourning, and death during the Gilded Age. Late 1800's. Very informative and enjoyed immensely. 
  • I am so thankful for the wonderfully extensive tour I received even though I was just one person on the tour! The Phelps mansion has such a full history from architecture, to politics, to local cultur...  more »
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  • Lovely way to spend a cold Sunday. Joe was a fantastic guide and a wealth of knowledge. Highly recommend it for people of all ages. Must have been a joy to live in Binghamton before it deteriorated.
  • Beautiful mansion. Very knowledgeable guides. Perfect price.
  • Beautiful Mansion and Museum. Displayed knowledgeable information, as well as courteous staff providing the history.