Corning Museum of Glass

It didn’t feel like the place I went to at least a half dozen times growing up.

CorningGlassTowerJuly 11, 2016, Corning, New York

When I was a child growing up in Binghamton, NY, our family would travel approximately every other year about 75 miles on Route 17 to the Corning Museum of Glass, founded in 1951. I remember that it was really cool to see these guys – don’t remember any women – work behind these “windowed wall behind which guests could watch glassworking in the Steuben factory.” Even though we were protected, we could still feel, and see, the heat.

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