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Quarry Farm

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Built  1870
Opened  1870
Phone  +1 607-735-1941
NRHP Reference #  75001177
Area  103 ha
Added to NRHP  13 March 1975
Quarry Farm
Location  Crane Rd., Elmira, New York
Address  131 Crane Rd, Elmira, NY 14901, USA
Similar  Woodlawn Cemetery, Park Church, Chemung Valley History M, National Soaring Museum, Great Smoky Mountains

Quarry Farm is located in Elmira, New York. In 1869, Jervis Langdon purchased it as a vacation home for his family. When he died the following year, it was inherited by his eldest daughter, Susan Langdon Crane, Mark Twain's sister-in-law.

Twain and his family summered there for over twenty years. He wrote much of his work in an octagonal study built expressly for him about 200 yards (180 m) from the main house in 1874.

The study has since been moved to the Elmira College Old Campus in order to protect it from vandalism. The home is not open to the public.

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Quarry Farm Wikipedia


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