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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 map by clicking on "Map of all coordinates". One site, the Newtown Battlefield, is further designated a National Historic Landmark.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 31, 2017.


Contents: Counties in New York
Albany (Albany)AlleganyBronxBroomeCattaraugusCayugaChautauquaChemungChenangoClintonColumbiaCortlandDelawareDutchess (Poughkeepsie, Rhinebeck)Erie (Buffalo)EssexFranklinFultonGeneseeGreeneHamiltonHerkimerJeffersonKingsLewisLivingstonMadisonMonroe (Rochester)MontgomeryNassauNew York (Below 14th Street, 14th to 59th Streets, 59th to 110th Streets, Above 110th Street, Islands)NiagaraOneidaOnondaga (Syracuse)OntarioOrangeOrleansOswegoOtsegoPutnamQueensRensselaerRichmondRockland – St. Lawrence – SaratogaSchenectadySchoharieSchuylerSenecaSteubenSuffolkSullivanTiogaTompkinsUlsterWarrenWashingtonWayneWestchester (Northern, Southern, New Rochelle, Peekskill, Yonkers)WyomingYates

Listings county-wide

Name on the Register Image Date listed Location City or town Description
1 John Brand Jr. House
John Brand Jr. House
02010-02-22February 22, 2010
(#10000024)
351 Maple Ave.
Elmira
2 John Brand Sr. House
John Brand Sr. House
02010-11-10November 10, 2010
(#10000913)
405 Maple Ave.
Elmira
3 Buildings at 104-116 West Water St.
Buildings at 104-116 West Water St.
02008-12-17December 17, 2008
(#08001230)
104-116 W. Water St.
Elmira Demolished in 2014 and 2015
4 Chemung Canal Bank Building
Chemung Canal Bank Building
01978-06-23June 23, 1978
(#78001844)
415 E. Water St.
Elmira Built 1833; oldest commercial building in Elmira
5 Chemung County Courthouse Complex
Chemung County Courthouse Complex
01971-08-12August 12, 1971
(#71000531)
210-228 Lake St., between Market and E. Church Sts.
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
02008-05-21May 21, 2008
(#08000449)
Old NY 17 at Lowman Rd.
Lowman
7 Chemung Railway Depot-Horseheads
Chemung Railway Depot-Horseheads
01996-12-12December 12, 1996
(#96001442)
312 W. Broad St.
Horseheads Built 1866; in use through 1956
8 Clinton–Columbia Historic District Upload image
02015-06-01June 1, 2015
(#15000308)
505-605 College Ave., 300-431 W. Clinton, 608-612 Columbia, 348-354 W. 4th & 513-602 Davis Sts.
Elmira Residential area with many late 19th- and early 20th-century home built during Elmira's industrial boom
9 Warren E. Eaton Motorless Flight Facility Upload image
02013-09-25September 25, 2013
(#13000778)
62 Soaring Hill Dr.
Big Flats Site of early development of American gliding
10 Christ Episcopal Church
Christ Episcopal Church
02000-08-02August 2, 2000
(#00000879)
117 Main St.
Wellsburg Designed by Issac O. Perry; built in 1869
11 Elmira Civic Historic District
Elmira Civic Historic District
01980-07-30July 30, 1980
(#80002596)
E. Church, Lake, E. Market, Baldwin, Carroll, and State Sts.
Elmira Governmental center of early Elmira; includes Chemung County Courthouse Complex, U.S. Post Office, Armory Building and City Hall
12 Elmira Coca-Cola Bottling Company Works
Elmira Coca-Cola Bottling Company Works
01997-05-23May 23, 1997
(#97000423)
415 W. 2nd St.
Elmira Art Moderne style building; built in 1939; significant for architecture and contribution to history of industry in Elmira
13 Elmira College Old Campus
Elmira College Old Campus
01984-08-23August 23, 1984
(#84002068)
Roughly bounded by College and W. Washington Aves., N. Main St. and Park Pl.
Elmira First college in the U.S. to have a degree program for women comparable to those at men's schools
14 Elmira Heights Village Hall
Elmira Heights Village Hall
01982-05-06May 6, 1982
(#82003349)
268 E. 14th St.
Elmira Heights Built in 1896; designed by local architects Pierce and Bickford
15 Emmanuel Episcopal Church
Emmanuel Episcopal Church
01998-11-19November 19, 1998
(#98001395)
380 Pennsylvania Ave.
Elmira
16 Erste Deutsche Evangelische Kirche
Erste Deutsche Evangelische Kirche
02007-10-31October 31, 2007
(#07001121)
160 Madison Ave.
Elmira Built 1898-1899; for German American congregation
17 Alexander Eustace House
Alexander Eustace House
02012-01-04January 4, 2012
(#11000996)
401 Maple Ave.
Elmira
18 Dr. Hovey Everett House
Dr. Hovey Everett House
02007-01-25January 25, 2007
(#06001299)
1594 Cty Rte 60
Lowman
19 Fire Station No. 4
Fire Station No. 4
01988-03-24March 24, 1988
(#88000242)
301 Maxwell Pl.
Elmira Built in 1897; designed by local architects Pierce and Bickford
20 William S. Gerity House
William S. Gerity House
02010-02-22February 22, 2010
(#10000025)
415 William St.
Elmira
21 Hanover Square Historic District
Hanover Square Historic District
01982-10-29October 29, 1982
(#82001094)
Jct. of E. and W. Franklin and N. and S. Main Sts.
Horseheads Downtown business district; built mainly 1862-1882 after fire levelled town
22 Horseheads 1855 Extension Historic District
Horseheads 1855 Extension Historic District
01980-07-30July 30, 1980
(#80002597)
Grand Central Ave., Fletcher, Sayre, W. Mill and Center Sts.
Horseheads
23 F. M. Howell and Company
F. M. Howell and Company
01984-08-27August 27, 1984
(#84002069)
79-105 Pennsylvania Ave., 50 Pennsylvania Ave.
Elmira
24 John W. Jones Court Upload image
02017-02-14February 14, 2017
(#100000645)
603-657 Dickinson St.
Elmira
25 John W. Jones House
John W. Jones House
02003-10-10October 10, 2003
(#03001019)
1250 Davis St.
Elmira Home of former escaped slave, active abolitionist; worked with the Underground Railroad; sexton of Woodlawn Cemetery; buried Confederate dead
26 Maple Avenue Historic District
Maple Avenue Historic District
02013-08-13August 13, 2013
(#13000599)
310 to 782 Maple (west side), 351 to 761 Maple (east side)
Elmira
27 Mount Saviour Monastery Upload image
02015-01-27January 27, 2015
(#14001213)
231, 121, 122 Monastery & 65, 212 Fisher Hill Rds
Pine City vicinity Farm in continuous operation since 1865 demonstrates shift from large-scale cash crop production to smaller, sustainable specialty crops after purchase by monks in 1950
28 Near Westside Historic District
Near Westside Historic District
01983-12-22December 22, 1983
(#83003906)
Roughly bounded by Chemung River, College Ave., 2nd and Hoffman Sts.
Elmira
29 Newtown Battlefield
Newtown Battlefield
01972-11-28November 28, 1972
(#72000826)
6 mi. SE of Elmira on NY 17
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
30 North Main and West Water Commercial Historic District Upload image
02016-02-16February 16, 2016
(#16000015)
100-184 N. Main & 200-233 W. Water Sts.
Elmira Business district reflecting city's westward expansion along trolley lines in late 19th-early 20th centuries
31 Park Church
Park Church
01977-05-25May 25, 1977
(#77000936)
208 W. Gray St.
Elmira
32 Pentecostal Holy Temple Church of Jesus Christ
Pentecostal Holy Temple Church of Jesus Christ
01998-11-19November 19, 1998
(#98001387)
351 Division St.
Elmira Address is currently an empty lot
33 Pratt House
Pratt House
02008-11-21November 21, 2008
(#08001075)
413 Lake St.
Elmira
34 Quarry Farm
Quarry Farm
01975-03-13March 13, 1975
(#75001177)
Crane Rd.
Elmira
35 Riverside Cemetery
Riverside Cemetery
02012-11-21November 21, 2012
(#12000953)
County Route 60
Lowman vicinity
36 St. Patrick's Parochial Residence-Convent and School
St. Patrick's Parochial Residence-Convent and School
01992-11-05November 5, 1992
(#92001561)
515-517 Park Pl.
Elmira
37 Scotchtown Cemetery
Scotchtown Cemetery
02008-12-23December 23, 2008
(#08001229)
NY 223
Erin
38 Teal Park
Teal Park
01983-10-07October 7, 1983
(#83003907)
Steuben, Pine, and W. Main Sts.
Horseheads Public greenspace; location of the Zim bandstand; designed by political cartoonist Eugene Zimmerman
39 Trinity Church
Trinity Church
02007-10-31October 31, 2007
(#07001122)
304 N. Main St.
Elmira Designed by Henry Dudley; built 1855-1858
40 George Washington School Upload image
02017-01-11January 11, 2017
(#SG100000480)
430 W. Washington Ave.
Coordinates missing
Elmira 1939 Art Deco school built as PWA project; used until 2006
41 Woodlawn Cemetery and Woodlawn National Cemetery
Woodlawn Cemetery and Woodlawn National Cemetery
02004-10-06October 6, 2004
(#04001117)
Walnut and Davis Sts., West Hill and Bancroft Rds.
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
42 Zimmerman House
Zimmerman House
01983-10-07October 7, 1983
(#83003912)
601 Pine St.
Horseheads Home of political cartoonist Eugene Zimmerman

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