Curiosities of Elmira: The Last Labrador Duck, Professor Smokeball, the Great Female Crime Spree & More (Paperback)

Curiosities of Elmira: The Last Labrador Duck, Professor Smokeball, the Great Female Crime Spree & More By Kelli L. Huggins Cover Image
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Long known as the "Queen City" of New York's Southern Tier, Elmira has a colorful history to live up to that name. Strange events and offbeat characters populate the city's past. Eldridge Park once had a violent bear pit. The mysterious extinction of the Labrador Duck still baffles researchers today. Inventor Henry Clum, forgotten in time, was a pioneer of meteorology. From the bright lights of the city's lost vaudeville stages to the dark corners of the criminal underworld, Elmirans have found fame and infamy. Author Kelli Huggins takes readers on an immersive journey into the curious and unique past of Elmira.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781467136938
ISBN-10: 146713693X
Publisher: History Press
Publication Date: March 13th, 2017
Pages: 144
Language: English