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This week at CCHS
August 16-21, 2021

~Mark Twain Lecture Series~

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Out of the Shadow:
Nina, Mark Twain’s Granddaughter
Thursday, August 19  7:00pm
Independent Researcher Alan Rankin will present an in-depth look at the diary of Nina Gabrilowitsch, Mark Twain’s granddaughter.
All talks will be held at the Chemung Valley History Museum located at 415 East Water Street, Elmira, NY. Talks are free to members and those holding an Elmira College ID, $5 to all others.
Co-Sponsored by the Elmira College Center for Mark Twain Studies
For more information contact us at 607-734-4167 ext. 205

Summer Walking Tours

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Historic Downtown Tour
Aug 23  10:30am
Join us on Monday, August 23, at 10:30am for the Historic Downtown Tour. This popular 50-minute stroll takes place on level sidewalks and is a great introduction to local history and historic events in downtown Elmira. Join us as we share more than 17 stories from CCHS’s weekly blogposts along the way. Good for locals or out of town guests.
Tickets are $3 for members and $8 for nonmembers and include admission to the museum. Tours are first come, first reserved, and space is limited, so we recommend reservations. Call 607-734-4167 or click here to reserve your spot.

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The Elmira Years
A Mark Twain Anthology
This special edition publication is a collection of articles about Mark Twain’s time in Elmira from The Chemung Historical Journal. order it here!