Created for Summer Orientation at Elmira College, a concise introduction to Mark Twain’s historical connections with the Elmira community.
Listen to & learn about “Good Night, Dear Heart,” a composition by Elmira native, Dan Forrest, based upon Susy Clemens’s headstone.
Staff gathers to discuss the past and future of Quarry Farm and CMTS.
Bonus Episode of The American Vandal Podcast re-releases the episode on Mark Twain in Elmira we did with C19 in 2019.
A new episode of the C19 podcast focuses on another extraordinary figure from Elmira.
In our effort to preserve the history of the Underground Railroad in Elmira, and Mark Twain’s familial connection to that history, we are grateful to the Ohio History Connection for allowing us to reproduced relevant letters written by Susan Crane and John W. Jones.
Happy B-Day, TKB!
It’s Sam and Livy’s 150th wedding anniversary! Susan K. Harris details the courtship of the famous couple.
In our episode of the C19: America In The 19th-Century podcast, Matt Seybold took listeners on an audio-tour of Woodlawn Cemetery in Elmira, the resting place of not only Mark Twain, but conductors and stationmasters on the Underground Railroad and many unsung activists and philanthropists. The podcast was one of our major projects of 2019, alongside the launch of several notable resources for scholars and teachers. We are proud to […]
A podcast tour of Elmira, listeners are introduced to the legacies of the Park Church, Woodlawn Cemetery, and Quarry Farm, as well as a cast of characters from the Underground Railroad, Women’s Rights Movement, and, of course, Mark Twain’s in-laws.