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Pet Fest!Civil War Lecture SeriesPiano RecitalMark Twain
Pet Fest!

Join us at the museum for a fun family day featuring pet art by local students, adoptable cats and dogs, crafts, activities and more!

Free and open to the public. Bring the whole family (please leave pets at home)

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Civil War Lecture Series

Join us on May 5, 12, 19 & 26 at 7:00pm for a series of lectures about what happened to Civil War soldiers after the fighting stopped.

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Piano Recital

Join us on Monday, May 9 at 7:30pm at the Clemens Center for a performance by pianist Dr. Azusa Ueno

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Mark Twain

Mark Twain spent his summers living and writing at Quarry Farm in Elmira.

Come to the museum and learn more about Mark Twain and his time in Elmira in the new exhibit Mark Twain's Elmira.


Take a walk through time and discover treasures from the past. The Chemung County Historical Society "brings history alive" through interpretive exhibitions, education programs, and publications that tell the county’s history.


The Chemung County Historical is located at 415 East Water Street in the heart of downtown Elmira, New York. The museum is approximately 15 miles east of Corning, 30 miles south of Ithaca, and 55 miles west of Binghamton.


The Chemung County Historical Society is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and receives funding from the New York State Council on the Arts.




Pet Fest

Civil War Lecture Series

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