The Sherburne Inn was built and opened in the year 1917 after the original structure of the ‘Sheburne House’ burned down. This is according to Kathleen Yasas, President of ‘Save the Sherburne Inn Restoration Project’, a group of individuals dedicated to the preservation and renovations of the still existing structure.
Photography captures a moment in time, but during the early 19th and 20th century, photographers were predominantly men. In Tioga County however, there were some women who were involved in the profession as well.
“Endicott-Johnson was a shoe manufacturer, they had several buildings and they made more every year, so it dominated this whole area in terms of employees and they got to the point where they were making hundreds of thousands of shoes a day” said Broome County Historian Roger Luther. At the time, due to the volume of shoes being made by the company, the scraps began piling up as well. However, the company knew what they were going to do.