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Elmira in Chemung County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mark Twain Study

 
 
Mark Twain Study Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 25, 2011
1. Mark Twain Study Marker
Inscription. Built on East Hill 1874
Given to Elmira College in 1952. He wrote "Tom Sawyer", other novels in the study when summering in Elmira
 
Erected 1956 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 5.862′ N, 76° 48.857′ W. Marker is in Elmira, New York, in Chemung County. Marker is on Park Place 0.2 miles north of West 5th Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Both the marker and the Mark Twain Study are on the Elmira College campus. Marker is at or near this postal address: One Park Place, Elmira NY 14901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kopernik (approx. half a mile away); A.M.E. Zion Church (approx. half a mile away); Old Second Street Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Ernie Davis (approx. half a mile away); Pulaski Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); A Brief History of the Elmira Popcorn Truck (approx. 0.6 miles away); Chemung County World War II Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); Medal of Honor Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Elmira.
 
More about this marker. The marker is painted in the purple and gold of Elmira College rather the official New York State blue and
Wide view of the Mark Twain Study Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 25, 2011
2. Wide view of the Mark Twain Study Marker
Located on the campus of Elmira College, Twain Study stands in the background.
gold.
 
Also see . . .  Elmira College : Academic Programs : Center for Mark Twain Studies : Mark Twain. (Submitted on June 29, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Mark Twain Study (1874) image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 25, 2011
3. Mark Twain Study (1874)
Plaque On the Door of the Mark Twain Study image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 27, 2010
4. Plaque On the Door of the Mark Twain Study
Presented to Elmira College
by the Langdon family
and moved from Quarry Farm
to the college campus
June 9, 1952
Samuel Clemens or Mark Twain's gravestone in Elmira, NY image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 26, 2010
5. Samuel Clemens or Mark Twain's gravestone in Elmira, NY
Samuel Clemens is buried in his wife's family plot in the Woodlawn Cemetery on the northside of Elmira.
Mark Twain Grave Stone and Family Graves image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 26, 2010
6. Mark Twain Grave Stone and Family Graves
Samuel Clemens is buried in the Langdon family section in Woodlawn Cemetery, his wife's gravestone is to the left of his.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 924 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.   4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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