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Mark Twain Series

Join at 7:00pm on September 8, 15, 22, and 29 for Mark Twain-themed programming and lectures.

Click here for the complete schedule.

Trolley Tours
Tours leave from the Chemung Valley History Museum on the hour, 10am - 2pm, Tuesday - Friday and 10am - 1pm Saturday through July and August.
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The Booth Library

Research the past at CCHS's center for genealogy and historical research 

Monday through Friday
1:00pm to 5:00pm


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.




Museum Closed

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