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Legend of the Gathers Package at the Gaffer Inn


The Gaffer Inn is excited to be part of the Gaffer District's 2nd year of the "Days of Incandescence" Celebration.Stay at least one night with them right on historic Market Street in the heart of the historic Gaffer District of Corning, NY anytime during this event and receive a the Legend of the Gathers Chapbook free that tells the story of a mysterious boy who changed the world!

“The Days of Incandescence” is a special 12-day celebration from October 19th-31st inspired by the actual history and the rather curious mystery behind Corning’s role in making those special glass bulbs for Thomas Edison’s incandescent lamp and, as a result, it’s role in helping spread light across the world.

The Legend of the Gathers is the story of that historic encounter between Edison’s representative and the mysterious boy who forever changed the fate of one small town.

This multi-day celebration features a collection of events and actor guided walking tours  throughout Corning’s Gaffer District taking place on various days and times. For the complete list of events (including locations, dates and times), visit 

  • Available Oct 19, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019
  • Stay for at least 1 night
  • Book the package through our reservations tab on our website