National Register of Historic Places listings in Chemung County, New York

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Location of Chemung County in New York

List of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Chemung County, New York

This is intended to be a complete list of properties and districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Chemung County, New York. The locations of National Register properties and districts (at least for all showing latitude and longitude coordinates below) may be seen in a Google map by clicking on "Map of all coordinates".[1] One site, the Newtown Battlefield, is further designated a National Historic Landmark.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted July 11, 2014.[2]


Contents: Counties in New York
Albany (Albany)AlleganyBronxBroomeCattaraugusCayugaChautauquaChemungChenangoClintonColumbiaCortlandDelawareDutchessErie (Buffalo)EssexFranklinFultonGeneseeGreeneHamiltonHerkimerJeffersonKingsLewisLivingstonMadisonMonroe (Rochester)MontgomeryNassauNew York (Below 14th Street, 14th to 59th Streets, 59th to 110th Streets, Above 110th Street, Islands)NiagaraOneidaOnondaga (Syracuse)OntarioOrangeOrleansOswegoOtsegoPutnamQueensRensselaerRichmondRocklandSaratogaSchenectadySchoharieSchuylerSenecaSt. LawrenceSteubenSuffolkSullivanTiogaTompkinsUlsterWarrenWashingtonWayneWestchester (Northern, Southern, New Rochelle, Peekskill, Yonkers)WyomingYates

Listings county-wide[edit]

[3] Name on the Register Image Date listed[4] Location City or town Description
1 John Brand Jr. House
John Brand Jr. House
February 22, 2010
(#10000024)
351 Maple Ave.
42°05′06″N 76°47′49″W / 42.084983°N 76.797053°W / 42.084983; -76.797053 (John Brand Jr. House)
Elmira
2 John Brand Sr. House
John Brand Sr. House
November 10, 2010
(#10000913)
405 Maple Ave.
42°05′04″N 76°47′45″W / 42.084444°N 76.795833°W / 42.084444; -76.795833 (John Brand Sr. House)
Elmira
3 Buildings at 104-116 West Water St.
Buildings at 104-116 West Water St.
December 17, 2008
(#08001230)
104-116 W. Water St.
42°05′17″N 76°48′19″W / 42.088047°N 76.805328°W / 42.088047; -76.805328 (Buildings at 104-116 West Water St.)
Elmira
4 Chemung Canal Bank Building
Chemung Canal Bank Building
June 23, 1978
(#78001844)
415 E. Water St.
42°05′18″N 76°48′01″W / 42.088333°N 76.800278°W / 42.088333; -76.800278 (Chemung Canal Bank Building)
Elmira Built 1833; oldest commercial building in Elmira
5 Chemung County Courthouse Complex
Chemung County Courthouse Complex
August 12, 1971
(#71000531)
210-228 Lake St., between Market and E. Church Sts.
42°05′26″N 76°48′07″W / 42.090556°N 76.801944°W / 42.090556; -76.801944 (Chemung County Courthouse Complex)
Elmira Courthouse, District Attorney's and Treasurer's Building, County Clerk's Office and Courthouse Annex; built from 1836 through 1899
6 Chemung District School No. 10
Chemung District School No. 10
May 21, 2008
(#08000449)
Old NY 17 at Lowman Rd.
42°01′44″N 76°42′56″W / 42.028889°N 76.715556°W / 42.028889; -76.715556 (Chemung District School No. 10)
Lowman
7 Chemung Railway Depot-Horseheads
Chemung Railway Depot-Horseheads
December 12, 1996
(#96001442)
312 W. Broad St.
42°09′59″N 76°49′27″W / 42.166389°N 76.824167°W / 42.166389; -76.824167 (Chemung Railway Depot-Horseheads)
Horseheads Built 1866; in use through 1956
8 Warren E. Eaton Motorless Flight Facility Upload image
September 25, 2013
(#13000778)
62 Soaring Hill Dr.
Big Flats Site of early development of American gliding
9 Christ Episcopal Church
Christ Episcopal Church
August 2, 2000
(#00000879)
117 Main St.
42°00′54″N 76°43′39″W / 42.015°N 76.7275°W / 42.015; -76.7275 (Christ Episcopal Church)
Wellsburg Designed by Issac O. Perry; built in 1869
10 Elmira Civic Historic District
Elmira Civic Historic District
July 30, 1980
(#80002596)
E. Church, Lake, E. Market, Baldwin, Carroll, and State Sts.
42°05′26″N 76°48′09″W / 42.090556°N 76.8025°W / 42.090556; -76.8025 (Elmira Civic Historic District)
Elmira Governmental center of early Elmira; includes Chemung County Courthouse Complex, U.S. Post Office, Armory Building and City Hall
11 Elmira Coca-Cola Bottling Company Works
Elmira Coca-Cola Bottling Company Works
May 23, 1997
(#97000423)
415 W. 2nd St.
42°05′21″N 76°48′58″W / 42.089167°N 76.816111°W / 42.089167; -76.816111 (Elmira Coca-Cola Bottling Company Works)
Elmira Art Moderne style building; built in 1939; significant for architecture and contribution to history of industry in Elmira
12 Elmira College Old Campus
Elmira College Old Campus
August 23, 1984
(#84002068)
Roughly bounded by College and W. Washington Aves., N. Main St. and Park Pl.
42°05′52″N 76°48′53″W / 42.097778°N 76.814722°W / 42.097778; -76.814722 (Elmira College Old Campus)
Elmira First college in the U.S. to have a degree program for women comparable to those at men's schools
13 Elmira Heights Village Hall
Elmira Heights Village Hall
May 6, 1982
(#82003349)
268 E. 14th St.
42°07′46″N 76°49′18″W / 42.129444°N 76.821667°W / 42.129444; -76.821667 (Elmira Heights Village Hall)
Elmira Heights Built in 1896; designed by local architects Pierce and Bickford
14 Emmanuel Episcopal Church
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
November 19, 1998
(#98001395)
380 Pennsylvania Ave.
42°04′48″N 76°48′11″W / 42.08°N 76.803056°W / 42.08; -76.803056 (Emmanuel Episcopal Church)
Elmira
15 Erste Deutsche Evangelische Kirche
Erste Deutsche Evangelische Kirche
October 31, 2007
(#07001121)
160 Madison Ave.
42°05′27″N 76°47′56″W / 42.090833°N 76.798889°W / 42.090833; -76.798889 (Erste Deutsche Evangelische Kirche)
Elmira Built 1898-1899; for German American congregation
16 Alexander Eustace House
Alexander Eustace House
January 4, 2012
(#11000996)
401 Maple Ave.
42°05′05″N 76°47′46″W / 42.084858°N 76.795989°W / 42.084858; -76.795989 (Alexander Eustace House)
Elmira
17 Dr. Hovey Everett House
Dr. Hovey Everett House
January 25, 2007
(#06001299)
1594 Cty Rte 60
42°03′39″N 76°45′29″W / 42.060931°N 76.758153°W / 42.060931; -76.758153 (Dr. Hovey Everett House)
Lowman
18 Fire Station No. 4
Fire Station No. 4
March 24, 1988
(#88000242)
301 Maxwell Pl.
42°06′17″N 76°48′26″W / 42.104722°N 76.807222°W / 42.104722; -76.807222 (Fire Station No. 4)
Elmira Built in 1897; designed by local architects Pierce and Bickford
19 William S. Gerity House
William S. Gerity House
February 22, 2010
(#10000025)
415 William St.
42°05′38″N 76°48′10″W / 42.093925°N 76.802692°W / 42.093925; -76.802692 (William S. Gerity House)
Elmira
20 Hanover Square Historic District
Hanover Square Historic District
October 29, 1982
(#82001094)
Jct. of E. and W. Franklin and N. and S. Main Sts.
42°10′03″N 76°49′16″W / 42.1675°N 76.821111°W / 42.1675; -76.821111 (Hanover Square Historic District)
Horseheads Downtown business district; built mainly 1862-1882 after fire levelled town
21 Horseheads 1855 Extension Historic District
Horseheads 1855 Extension Historic District
July 30, 1980
(#80002597)
Grand Central Ave., Fletcher, Sayre, W. Mill and Center Sts.
42°09′46″N 76°49′14″W / 42.162778°N 76.820556°W / 42.162778; -76.820556 (Horseheads 1855 Extension Historic District)
Horseheads
22 F. M. Howell and Company
F. M. Howell and Company
August 27, 1984
(#84002069)
79-105 Pennsylvania Ave., 50 Pennsylvania Ave.
42°05′11″N 76°48′04″W / 42.086389°N 76.801111°W / 42.086389; -76.801111 (F. M. Howell and Company)
Elmira
23 John W. Jones House
John W. Jones House
October 10, 2003
(#03001019)
1250 Davis St.
42°06′27″N 76°49′26″W / 42.1075°N 76.823889°W / 42.1075; -76.823889 (John W. Jones House)
Elmira Home of former escaped slave, active abolitionist; worked with the Underground Railroad; sexton of Woodlawn Cemetery; buried Confederate dead
24 Maple Avenue Historic District
Maple Avenue Historic District
August 13, 2013
(#13000599)
310 to 782 Maple (west side), 351 to 761 Maple (east side)
Elmira
25 Near Westside Historic District
Near Westside Historic District
December 22, 1983
(#83003906)
Roughly bounded by Chemung River, College Ave., 2nd and Hoffman Sts.
42°05′23″N 76°49′00″W / 42.089722°N 76.816667°W / 42.089722; -76.816667 (Near Westside Historic District)
Elmira
26 Newtown Battlefield
Newtown Battlefield
November 28, 1972
(#72000826)
6 mi. SE of Elmira on NY 17
42°02′18″N 76°43′33″W / 42.038333°N 76.725833°W / 42.038333; -76.725833 (Newtown Battlefield)
Elmira Site of only major battle of the Sullivan Expedition; ordered by the Continental Congress to end the threat of the Iroquois ; the Iroquois were defeated decisively
27 Park Church
Park Church
May 25, 1977
(#77000936)
208 W. Gray St.
42°05′21″N 76°48′33″W / 42.089167°N 76.809167°W / 42.089167; -76.809167 (Park Church)
Elmira
28 Pentecostal Holy Temple Church of Jesus Christ
Pentecostal Holy Temple Church of Jesus Christ
November 19, 1998
(#98001387)
351 Division St.
42°06′26″N 76°48′31″W / 42.107222°N 76.808611°W / 42.107222; -76.808611 (Pentecostal Holy Temple Church of Jesus Christ)
Elmira Address is currently an empty lot
29 Pratt House
Pratt House
November 21, 2008
(#08001075)
413 Lake St.
42°05′37″N 76°48′15″W / 42.093611°N 76.804167°W / 42.093611; -76.804167 (Pratt House)
Elmira
30 Quarry Farm
Quarry Farm
March 13, 1975
(#75001177)
Crane Rd.
42°06′37″N 76°46′58″W / 42.110278°N 76.782778°W / 42.110278; -76.782778 (Quarry Farm)
Elmira
31 Riverside Cemetery
Riverside Cemetery
November 21, 2012
(#12000953)
County Route 60
42°01′45″N 76°40′37″W / 42.029149°N 76.676826°W / 42.029149; -76.676826 (Riverside Cemetery)
Lowman vicinity
32 St. Patrick's Parochial Residence-Convent and School
St. Patrick's Parochial Residence-Convent and School
November 5, 1992
(#92001561)
515-517 Park Pl.
42°05′36″N 76°48′40″W / 42.093333°N 76.811111°W / 42.093333; -76.811111 (St. Patrick's Parochial Residence-Convent and School)
Elmira
33 Scotchtown Cemetery
Scotchtown Cemetery
December 23, 2008
(#08001229)
NY 223
42°10′36″N 76°41′55″W / 42.176767°N 76.698656°W / 42.176767; -76.698656 (Scotchtown Cemetery)
Erin
34 Teal Park
Teal Park
October 7, 1983
(#83003907)
Steuben, Pine, and W. Main Sts.
42°09′51″N 76°49′11″W / 42.164167°N 76.819722°W / 42.164167; -76.819722 (Teal Park)
Horseheads Public greenspace; location of the Zim bandstand; designed by political cartoonist Eugene Zimmerman
35 Trinity Church
Trinity Church
October 31, 2007
(#07001122)
304 N. Main St.
42°05′24″N 76°48′30″W / 42.09°N 76.808333°W / 42.09; -76.808333 (Trinity Church)
Elmira Designed by Henry Dudley; built 1855-1858
36 Woodlawn Cemetery and Woodlawn National Cemetery
Woodlawn Cemetery and Woodlawn National Cemetery
October 6, 2004
(#04001117)
Walnut and Davis Sts., West Hill and Bancroft Rds.
42°06′36″N 76°49′40″W / 42.109971°N 76.827743°W / 42.109971; -76.827743 (Woodlawn Cemetery and Woodlawn National Cemetery)
Elmira Burial place of Mark Twain, Ernie Davis, Hal Roach, John W. Jones; National portion begun with interment of Cofederate prisoners of war during the American Civil War
37 Zimmerman House
Zimmerman House
October 7, 1983
(#83003912)
601 Pine St.
42°09′44″N 76°49′12″W / 42.162222°N 76.82°W / 42.162222; -76.82 (Zimmerman House)
Horseheads Home of political cartoonist Eugene Zimmerman

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. For about 1% of NRIS original coordinates, experience has shown that one or both coordinates are typos or otherwise extremely far off; some corrections may have been made. A more subtle problem causes many locations to be off by up to 150 yards, depending on location in the country: most NRIS coordinates were derived from tracing out latitude and longitudes off of USGS topographical quadrant maps created under the North American Datum of 1927, which differs from the current, highly accurate WGS84 GPS system used by most on-line maps. Chicago is about right, but NRIS longitudes in Washington are higher by about 4.5 seconds, and are lower by about 2.0 seconds in Maine. Latitudes differ by about 1.0 second in Florida. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on July 11, 2014.
  3. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  4. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.

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