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This week at CCHS

May 24-29, 2021

~ Tickets are Going Fast ~

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Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! The Great Car Thing is back for its 26th year on Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. This year’s party features a 1928 Ford Model A Sport Coupe.
Tickets are $125.00 and include entry for two for an evening of fun, food, drinks, music, and a chance to win $10,000! Only 250 tickets will be sold, so buy yours today. Can’t make it to the party? You’re still eligible for the grand prize drawing.
Only a few tickets remain! Buy your ticket now at CCHS or from one of our Trustees. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact CCHS at 734-4167 x202.

Civil War Lecture Series!

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Did you miss our April 2021 Civil War Lecture series? You can now watch all 3 together! Featuring DR. JILLIAN CADDELL: To Follow with Eye & Pencil: Experiencing the Civil War at Home; DR. MIKE GRAY: Looking Over the Deadline. The Rise of Elmira Prison as a Dark Tourist Destination in Chemung Valley; and DR. ANGELA RIOTTO: Poor Helpless Soldiers at their Mercy. Survivors of Elmira & their Memories of Captivity. (total time is one hour) Click here to watch

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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In The Gift Shop

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We have 11 different Harwood S. Taylor’s Pen and Ink Drawings available in our gift shop, including this one of the Elmira Civil War Prison Camp. Browse the selection and order yours here.