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New York's Falls to the Finger Lakes
New York's Falls to the Finger Lakes

Guest Speaker Series: Hellmira


Aug 20, 2020
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM


Derrick Maxfield will be visiting the museum to talk about "Hellmira". The Elmira, NY fort that would come to be known as “Hellmira” among its prisoners began as a Union training post called Camp Rathbun. The fort was turned into a prison camp in 1864 with almost no notice. That was just the beginning...

Event cost: $3 per person or $2 per museum member.

"This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo & the NYS Legislature and administered by GO ART!"

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