Bingham Park is exactly 11 acres! Our last poll question asked readers to guess the size of Hawley’s historic park. A check with tax maps show that Bingham Park is split into two parcels, owned by the Borough: 4.95 acres and 6.05 acres, for a total of 11.00 acres. In addition, a wooded area along Hudson Street was aquired bythe Borough in recent years, across Park Place from the park. This area is 1.68 acres..... (MORE)


Bingham Park is exactly 11 acres! Our last poll question asked readers to guess the size of Hawley’s historic park. A check with tax maps show that Bingham Park is split into two parcels, owned by the Borough: 4.95 acres and 6.05 acres, for a total of 11.00 acres. In addition, a wooded area along Hudson Street was aquired bythe Borough in recent years, across Park Place from the park. This area is 1.68 acres.
Out of 29 votes, only 6% picked 11 acres (3.19 people!!). The most common guess was four acres (17%).
Congratulations to the winners! Your prize is a FREE WALK IN BINGHAM PARK ANY DAY YOU CHOOSE! (of course it is already free...) Thank you to everyone for entering. We hope to have more quizes/”contests” in the future!
The question:
How big is Bingham Park in Hawley? Guess the size in acres from the choices here. This includes only the land bordered by Route 6, Hudson Street and Park Place and not the parcels on the other side of Park Place.
    * One acre 3%
    * Two acres 3%
    * Three acres 10%
    * Four acres 17%
    * Five acres 6%
    * Six acres 13%
    * Seven acres 13%
    * Eight acres 10%
    * Nine acres 0%
    * Ten acres 10%
    * Eleven acres 6%
    * Twelve acres 0%
    * Thirteen acres 0%
    * Fourteen acres 0%
    * Fifteen acres 3%
      Total votes: 29