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Out to LunchGreat Cat Thing 2021
Out to Lunch

Join us IN PERSON on Wednesday, May 12 at 12:05pm to learn about Chemung County's historic ties to Japan.

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Great Cat Thing 2021

Join us for CCHS's biggest event of the year!

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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.