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New ExhibitVisit Parks and Win Prizes!Last Tours of Season!Mark Twain
New Exhibit

See 61 works of embroidery on display through September 30

Visit Parks and Win Prizes!

Learn about the Parks and Recreation Contest here.

Last Tours of Season!

The last day of Trolley Tours is Saturday August 29!

Tours leave from the Chemung Valley History Museum on the hour, 10am - 2pm, Tuesday - Friday and 10am - 1pm Saturday.
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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.




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