A one hour guided tour of Mark Twain’s legacy in Elmira, NY, where the author penned his greatest classics from his summer home. Tours depart Tuesday through Saturday, on the hour from 10 AM to 2 PM, during July & August from the Chemung Valley History Museum, 415 East Water Street in Elmira. Please note the trolley will not run on July 4th. Tickets are $4 for adults and $2 for children 12 & under when accompanied by an adult. Reservations are encouraged but not required, and may be made by calling 607.734.4167.
Points of interest on the tours departing from 10 AM to 1 PM include: a stop to go inside the Mark Twain Study at Elmira College; the beautiful Maple Avenue Historic District; Woodlawn National Cemetery (honoring Civil War Fallen Union and Confederate Soldiers, and modern era Armed Services Veterans); historic Near Westside District; Elmira Civil War Prison Camp; Dunn Field, home of the Elmira Pioneers baseball team; the Arnot Art Museum; the Chemung Valley History Museum; the Clemens Center ... and more! The 2 PM tour will take a different route and stop at both the Mark Twain Study at Elmira College and Twain’s gravesite at Woodlawn Cemetery.
To view a video of the Trolley into Twain Country tours, go to: http://www.marktwaincountry.com/mark-twain/trolley-into-twain-country-tours/