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9620 Dry Run Road
Painted post, NY 14870


Watson Homestead is a full service conference and retreat center, open year-round, serving 8000 - 10,000 guests annually.  In addition to hotel-style accommodations and meeting rooms, Watson Homestead Conference and Retreat Center has an indoor, heated swimming pool; climbing tower, historic one room schoolhouse, hiking trails, miniature golf, archery range, ball fields, covered picnic pavilion, 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 375 acres.  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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Watson Homestead Conference & Retreat Center
9620 Dry Run Rd, Painted Post, NY 14870
Phone: (607) 962-0541
Fax: (607) 962-5752

Neil Yoder, Director of Operations

Terry Oakden

Rachel DeMonstoy (Housekeeping Supervisor), Maggie Harrian/Molly Russell

Karen Epstein
Executive Director

Donna Cummings
Co-Coordinator of Guest Services

Anne Galvin
Co-Coordinator of Guest Services

Deborah Shannon
Road Scholar Coordinator

Hanna Corcoran
Program Coordinator

Mary Hickey
Chief Financial Officer