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Museum Gallery Open Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm
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This week at CCHS
May 17-22, 2021

~New Educational Video~

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Eleanor Stearns as Clara Barton!
In this short 20 minute, captioned video, Eleanor Stearns portrays Civil War nurse and founder of the Red Cross Clara Barton. She shares stories of Barton’s life in this program for students and families. Funded by a QuickArts Grant. Click here to watch.

What’s on Display…

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Chemung County, as it is today, is the product of centuries of history. Each town and village within the county has its own unique past. Come and learn about the history of Elmira Heights, now on display in our “Towns and Villages” exhibit.
Visit the museum Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm

More History online!

Can’t make it in to the museum? View history videos or catch up on past lectures on our YouTube Channel. Click here to watch

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~The Chemung Historical Journal September 1996~
Did you know that we started publishing ” The Chemung Historical Journal” in December 1955? That means there are over 60 years worth available for purchase, based on supply. In this issue, learn more about the start of Elmira Heights! Pick up a copy in our Gift Shop or order it here! (Scroll through the list of all that are available)