city in Chemung County, New York, USA

Elmira is the name of both a small city and a township in Chemung County in New York state. Visitors come to see the study where Mark Twain wrote parts of his novels.

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Chemung County Courthouse

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  • 1 Woodlawn Cemetery, 1200 Walnut St, +1 607 732-0151. Visit writer Mark Twain and movie producer Hal Roach. Open year round. Free.    
  • The Mark Twain Study, Park Place, +1 607 735-1941. May through Labor Day, M-Sa 9AM-5PM, Su noon-5PM; Labor Day through mid-October, Sa 9AM-5PM, Su noon-5PM. By appointment in the off season.. A gift from his sister in 1874, the study has been moved from its original location at Quarry Farm to the campus of Elmira College. Twain wrote portions of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, and other works in this small building.

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  • Nearby Arnot Mall, anchored by JCPenney, The Bon-Ton, and Burlington Coat Factory, is the only indoor super-regional mall in a 50-mile radius. Also, there are several power centers and big box stores in the mall's vicinity.

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  • Lib's Supper Club, 106 West 5th Street. Large portions and nice bar area.
  • Downtown Grind, 109 N. Main St. Locally owned coffee shop and eatery with vegetarian and vegan options.
  • 1 The Elbow Room, 1057 Walnut Street (at Tompkins St), +1-607-734-9166. Chicken wings and other pub food. Cash only.

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Ill Eagle Tap House located in the historic stone former City Post Office, this American Eatery features 30+ beers on tap.

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Routes through Elmira
JamestownCorning  W    E    ends → OwegoBinghamton
END  SW   NE  IthacaCortland

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