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Watson Homestead is a full service conference and retreat center, open year-round, serving 15,000 guests annually.  In addition to motel-style accommodations and meeting rooms, Watson Homestead Conference and Retreat Center has an indoor, heated swimming pool; climbing tower, historic one room school house, hiking trails, minature golf, archery range, ball fields, covered picnic pavillion, full summer cabin area,  playgrounds and a meditation labyrinth. Guests are served home-cooked, healthy meals buffet style in our dining room with a fireplace and panoramic view of nearly 400 aces.  Call us today to book a day or overnight meeting or retreat.  Watson Homestead is an excellent location for youth, sports or organizational  retreats, weddings,  clergy or religious retreat groups, conferences, trade shows, banquets, seminars, quilt, scrapping, yoga and wellness retreats, team building and staff training retreats. 
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To  view our pomotions sheets for more information on staying at Watson Homestead

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Thank you to the Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes for the mini grant to help fix the waterline to the Cabin area!  The water pressure is fabulous and service to all areas from the Main Lodge, Pool and Cabin Area are working great! 

THANK YOU COMMUNITY FOUNDATION of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes  FOR THIS HELP!


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 We love it when a guest shares a memory of their time spent at Watson Homestead.  Please click the link below to see a video made by a recent Road Scholar Intergenerational group that visited this summer!  We hope you will make Watson Homestead your group, family or business location for a retreat, reunion or workshop soon!























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Watson Homestead Conference and Retreat Center
9620 Dry Run Road
Painted Post, NY 14870
(607) 962-0541
Fax: (607) 962-5752