Elmira Composer’s Arrangement of Clemens Family Poem Performed at Mark Twain House by Hartford Chamber Ensemble

Listen to & learn about “Good Night, Dear Heart,” a composition by Elmira native, Dan Forrest, based upon Susy Clemens’s headstone.

Check Out This Bonus Episode of The American Vandal on Mark Twain in Elmira & Consider Submitting a Proposal to the C19 Podcast

Bonus Episode of The American Vandal Podcast re-releases the episode on Mark Twain in Elmira we did with C19 in 2019.

Silent Work in Elmira: Letters from the Wilbur H. Siebert Underground Railroad Collection

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.

“The Gospel of Revolt: Mark Twain in Elmira,” An Episode of The C19: America In The Nineteenth-Century Podcast, Featuring Hal Holbrook

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.

Perfect Pairings of Music & Literature: A Holiday Collaboration with The Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes

Learn about how the Clemens family celebrated Christmas and enjoy a holiday-themed musical program at the historic Clemens Center.

Interactive Map of 1901 Elmira Now Available

In collaboration with SmallTown 360, the Center for Mark Twain Studies has created an interactive map of 1901 Elmira. The map highlights the important people and places that shaped Mark Twain and the Langdon family during his summers in Elmira. Key points include Quarry Farm, the Langdon Mansion, and the Park Church. The map also points out lesser known places like the home of Darius Ford, friend of Twain and […]