Abel Bennett Tract - The Normile House
Backstory and Context
Abel Bennett was the first mayor of the City of Binghamton in 1867. The historic tract bearing his name was opened in 1887 and is built on 53 acres of farmland originally owned by Abel Bennett on Binghamton's West Side.
Known as the Stephen C. Normile House, this is a single-family three-story cross-gambrel home located in the Abel Bennett Tract. It was built c. 1895. A two-story canted bay is at the east façade and is topped by conical roof. It has central Palladian window aligned atop a two-story rectangular bay. The Abel Bennett Tract was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.
This is the 2nd stop on the Abel Bennett Tract Walking Tour #1.