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Out to LunchThe Great Car ThingMark TwainThe Booth Library
Out to Lunch

Join us Monday, June 1 at 12:05pm to learn about historic criminal activities in Elmira.

Bring a bag lunch. Cookies and coffee provided. Free and open to the public.

The Great Car Thing

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

Click here for information and tickets.

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.

The Booth Library

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

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

Welcome

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.

 

         
 

Events

5/25/2015
Museum Closed

6/1/2015
Out to Lunch Series

12:05-12:30pm
6/13/2015
Great Car Thing

6:00-8:00pm
6/20/2015
Exhibit Opening

1:00-3:00pm
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