This Day in Binghamton History: The first alligator in Binghamton


May 27 – Today in Binghamton history we’re going back to 1859, with the very first alligator.

This gator came to Binghamton from Georgia, traveling by railroad.

Not much information as to why it was here.

The gator could be viewed at Chauncey Marvin’s store on Court Street.

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