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Victorian Church Street, Historic Elmira, NY, Near Westside Neighborhood

Block by block slideshow of homes on Church Street from 300 block (College and W. Church) to the 600 block (Hoffman and W. Church)

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Slide show of the 300 Block of West Church St., Elmira, NY (College Avenue to Columbia St.)

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Slide show of the 300 Block of West Church St., Elmira, NY (Columbia St. to Davis St.)

Grace Episcopal Church, Elmira, NY circa 1904

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Slide show of the 400 Block of West Church St., Elmira, NY (Davis St. to Elm St.)

circa 1890 First home in Elmira wired for electricity. On the day of the owners funeral the Elmira power plant run electricity during the "day". Imagine electric during the day 

464 W. Church St. RAZED

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Slide show of the 400 Block of West Church St., Elmira, NY (Elm St. to Walnut St.

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Slide show of the 500 Block of West Church St., Elmira, NY (from Walnut St. to Euclid Avenue.

circa 1865 Extensively altered in 1905 by the John R. Van Campen's. His father was from London. VAN CAMPEN, Samuel R. - DEATH OF SAMUEL R. VAN CAMPEN The Father of Samuel R. and John R. VanCampen Dies in London. A cablegram from London, England, gives the sad intelligence of the death of Mr. Samuel R. VAN CAMPEN, formerly of this city. Mr. Van Campen was born in Belmont, Allegany county, NY and was in the 59th year of his age. He was a direct descendent of Major Moses VAN CAMPEN one of the original settlers of the Western portion of this state. Mr. VAN CAMPEN leaves two sons, Mr. Samuel R. VAN CAMPEN, Jr. and Mr. John Rathbun VAN CAMPEN, both of this city. Elmira Daily Gazette and Free Press May 18, 1893. Submitted by Sharron Vossoughi <Rsvossoughi@worldnet.att.net> John Van Campen info "He graduated from the New York grammar school and took a one year course in the College of the City of New York, after which he took a position with the American Loan and Trust Co. at 120 Broadway, N. Y. He is now in business for himself, doing a general insurance and real estate business at 153 Lake Street, Elmira, N. Y."

"Glove House" 500 block W. Church St. Elmira, NY and interior.

Billiard Room

Inside Hall/Hopkins House.

Below home lost to fire 2000

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Slide show of the 600 Block of West Church St., Elmira, NY

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Stained glass inside staircase.

609 & 615 W. Church St. Elmira, NY

621 W. Church St. Elmira, NY circa 1860

625 W. Church St. Elmira, NY circa 1870