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Playing Politics, Hurricane Agnes 49 Years Later

  • Dates: June 26, 2021
  • Times: 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM
  • Admission: free
  • Chemung Valley History Museum
    Location: Chemung County Historical Society
    415 East Water Street
    Elmira, NY 14901-3410
  • Phone: (607) 734-4167
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Join us in person for a lecture by Dr. Timothy W. Kneeland, author of "Playing Politics with Natural Disaster: Hurricane Agnes, the 1972 Election, and the Origins of FEMA" on Saturday, June 26 at 11:00am.

This lecture is free and open to the public, though seating is limited to 30 people. Books will be available to purchase the day of the event or you can pre-order a copy when you make your reservation.

For reservations or questions, call 607-734-4167 x205 or email educator@chemungvalleymuseum.org

Playing Politics, Hurricane Agnes 49 Years Later
  • Chemung County Historical Society
  • 415 East Water Street
  • Elmira, NY 14901-3410
  • June 26, 2021 to June 26, 2021
  • free

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Chemung Valley History Museum

415 East Water Street
Elmira, NY 14901-3410
(607) 734-4167

Take a walk through time and discover treasures from the past. The Chemung Valley History Museum strives to present history in unique and dynamic ways. At its museum, the Society offers resources on the history of the Chemung River Valley region through collections focusing on the Southern Tier of New York State and neighboring Northern Pennsylvania.

We "bring history alive" through interpretive exhibitions, education programs, and publications. The Society provides a setting for life-long learning. It's worth a visit!

Points of InspirationThe Chemung Valley History Museum is part of the Points of Inspiration Architecture Trail. For more information and stops on the trail, visit www.pointsofinspiration.net.