Guided Victoiran tours by appoinment. Tour bus step on guide service available. 
TOUR Bus, groups two or more. Victorian Homes-Churches &  Mark Twain Study 
         Elmira, NY                     Finger Laked Region

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7 Days a week! 2-50 $12. per.
Group rates available!
 
Neighborhood  information.

Current restoration as of
July/August 2017

Jackson Richardson - Kennedy House. Also known as the Ritz Carriage House in Elmira, NY circa 1870

October 27th, 2007 the Ritz Carriage House suffered a destructive fire contained to the servants quarters carriage house.

A noble attempt is being made to secure grant funds to restore this Second Empire (once) the grandest mansion in the national historic district of the Historic Near Westside Neighborhood.

BEFORE 

DURING 

The day of the fire!

This is the condition of the Ritz Carriage House before the fire while it was full of residence. Waiting for a disaster to happen. Turned into Elmira Code Department for years on blatant code violations. Turned into the police department for years on active drug sales (illegal).

Jackson Richardson lies at peace in his mausoleum. Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY

More photos to come!








Celebrating!


      the


  150th



Anniversary of the


City of Elmira, NY


1864-1964